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Accident: 111047.015 - Employee Sustains Fractures In Fall From Forklift

Accident: 111047.015 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 06/30/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1328884.01507/02/2018Heritage Bag Company

At 5:58 a.m. on June 30, 2018, Employee #1 was riding a Vestil work platform, sc anning boxes for inventory. The work platform was being lifted by a Raymond fork lift driven by a coworker. Employee #1 was lifted 20 feet to scan the four leve ls of the shelving on isle 662A-06-05. The coworker moved the forklift in revers e to reach the next section to scan. The coworker did not hear Employee #1's war nings about the roof crossbeam. The work platform hit the crossbeam and the pla tform came off of the forklift with Employee #1 in it. The employee fell over 20 feet to the cement floor below and sustained multiple fractures throughout his body. He was hospitalized for his injuries.

Keywords: beam, concrete slab, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, fracture, powered industrial vehicle, struck against

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1328884.015 31 M Hospitalized injury

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