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Accident: 310054705 - Employee'S Foot Is Fractured When Struck By Loaded Pallet

Accident: 310054705 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 06/20/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31005469706/29/20064213Ups Freight
On June 20, 2006, Employee #1 was using a pallet jack to move cargo from the rear of a container to the front. A coworker was using a forklift to load a pallet with salt bags in the container. The coworker lowered a pallet weighing approximately 2,000 pounds on Employee #1's left ankle. He was hospitalized at Kaiser Permanente for a fractured foot.
Keywords: loading, fracture, industrial truck, pallet, struck by, containerized cargo, communication, ankle, foot, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310054697 Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, heavy

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