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Accident: 202720082 - Employee Fractures Leg And Ankle When Crushed By Pallet Jack

Accident: 202720082 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 12/22/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31621481601/17/20147363Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market Inc
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on December 22, 2013, Employee #1 was working as a temporary employee performing the duties of an Order Filler/ Electronic Pallet Jack Operator, at the Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market Inc. warehouse location. The employee was positioning a pallet jack in preparation to pick up a pallet with the forks. Employee #1 was travelling too close to the permanent storage rack and hit the rack and crushing his legs between the storage rack and the pallet jack. Employee #1 was taken to an area hospital, where he was treated a fractured right leg and a fractured left ankle.
Keywords: fracture, warehouse, struck against, crushed, industrial truck, pallet, storage rack, jack, ankle, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316214816 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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