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Accident: 202588174 - Employee Is Struck By Pallet Jack, Receives Rib Fractures

Accident: 202588174 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 01/09/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31532065501/11/20132051Conagra Foods, Inc.
On January 9, 2013, Employee #1 was maneuvering a powered pallet jack. As the jack was moving, his right steel toe safety shoe contacted its front frame. He lost his footing, causing him to stumble and rotated the accelerator handle. The jack accelerated into him and pushed him against a concrete column, fracturing two ribs. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he received treatment and was then hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, hydraulic jack, column, caught between, rib, struck by, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315320655 Hospitalized injury Fracture Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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