Accident Report Detail
Accident: 101447.015 - Employee Fractures Back In 11 Foot Fall From Pallet Box
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1282636.015||12/12/2017||Sloan Implement Company, Inc.|
At 3:30 p.m. on December 7, 2017, Employee #1 was working on a John Deere S-680 Combine. As he removed parts from the combine engine, he placed them in a pallet box, which was lifted by a forklift to a height of approximatley 11 feet. The employee had to step over the fuel tank at the rear of the combine in order to p lace the part in the pallet box. The pallet box became unstable on the forks an d fell to the concrete floor below with the parts and the employee. Employee #1 suffered a fracture of the transverse vertebrae and was hospitalized.