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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99700.015 Event: 10/02/2017Employee'S Legs Are Pinned Between Pallet Jack And Guardrail
At 1:15 a.m. on October 2, 2017, an employee was working for a firm that engaged in general warehousing and storage. She was operating an electric pallet jack. She was changing the battery in a forklift. She backed the electric pallet jack that she was operating into a guard rail. Her legs were pinned between the palle t jack and the guard rail. She sustained fractures in both legs. She was hospita lized.
Keywords: backing up, battery, caught between, fracture, guardrail, ind trk operator, industrial truck, leg, maintenance, pinned, struck against
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1269311.015 Hospitalized injury Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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