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Accident: 821330 - Employee'S Ankles Injured Between Wood Pallets

Accident: 821330 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 04/17/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1886555004/28/19875311W. Bell & Company
Employee #1 was checking merchandise when she observed an approaching fork truck. To avoid the truck, she stepped between two wood pallets; however, as the fork truck turned the corner, one of its outriggers caught the edge of a wood pallet, which pinched her ankles. Employee #1 sustained contusions to the ankles. She had been performing regular job duties and had been employed at the facility for seven years.
Keywords: pinned, work rules, caught between, industrial truck, pallet, sharp turn, ankle, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18865550 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Accountants and auditors

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