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Accident Summary Nr: 111613.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Tool From Forklift And Sustain

Accident Summary Nr: 111613.015 -- Report ID: 0523900 -- Event Date: 11/26/2018
Inspection NrDate OpenedSICNAICSEstablishment Name
1364594.01512/07/2018333514Machine Industries Inc

Abstract: At 3:04 p.m. on November 26, 2018, an employee walked in front of a rubber rolle r to retrieve an end plug attachment while it was suspended by a forklift spread er beam that was raised approximately 6 feet above the ground. The employee was struck by the forklift attachment when his coworker tilted the forklift tines f orward instead of lowering them. The employee sustained multiple fractures to h is skull, cheekbone, several vertebra, right shoulder and femur, and right foot' s middle toe. The employee was hospitalized.

Keywords: face, falling object, forklift, fracture, leg, shoulder, skull, struck by, toe, vertebra

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Nr Age Sex Degree Nature of Injury Occupation
1 1364594.015 56 M Hospitalized injury Machinists

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