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Accident: 202633657 - Employee'S Toe Is Amputated In Forklift Collision

Accident: 202633657 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 12/29/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31351131301/05/20114225West Coast Liquidators Inc Dba Big Lots Stores Inc
At approximately 6:23 p.m. on December 29, 2010, Employee #1, a regular employee of a company that received, stored, processed, and shipped merchandize to its retail outlet stores, was operating a "RAYMOND, designated 10RC02" stand-up type fork lift at a warehousing distribution center. Employee #1 was driving in reverse, in the North direction, down a main aisle. His forklift collided with another "RAYMOND, designated 10RC04" stand-up type fork lift traveling in the East direction, while exiting a receiving lane. Upon impact, Employee #1's left front toe was amputated. Employee #1 was taken to Loma Linda University Medical Center for treatment. Surgery was performed, and Employee #1 was hospitalized for two weeks.
Keywords: amputated, warehouse, collision, industrial truck, toe, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313511313 Hospitalized injury Amputation Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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