Accident Report Detail
Accident: 114712.015 - Employee'S Legs Are Broken By Falling Forklift Battery
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1386895.015||03/18/2019||Bj'S Wholesale Club|
At 12:30 a.m. on March 16, 2019, an employee was working for a big box warehouse club and supercenter. He and a coworker were maintaining a lead-acid battery in a Crown model number RM 6000 forklift. They were removing the battery from the forklift so that they could add water to it. The coworker was pushing it, and th e employee was pulling it. The battery tipped over onto the employee's legs. His legs were pinned between the battery and the floor. He suffered fractures to bo th legs, to the tibia and fibula. The narrative did not say which bones were bro ken in which leg. He was hospitalized.
|1||1386895.015||25||M||Hospitalized injury||Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.|