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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201494572 Event: 09/07/2010Employee'S Ankle Is Fractured When Run Over By Forklift
At approximately 9:00 p.m. on September 7, 2010, Employee #1 was a warehouse worker for Olam Tomato Processors, Inc. He was kneeling next to a pallet of tomato paste storage barrels while removing the binding strap. Employee #1 was injured when a forklift being operated in reverse ran over his right ankle. He was hospitalized at Hanford Community Hospital for treatment of his fractured ankle.
Keywords: back-up alarm, fracture, warehouse, industrial truck, pallet, run over, storage area, ankle, backing up
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315068148 Hospitalized injury Fracture Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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