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Accident: 117849.015 - Employee'S Left Foot Is Crushed By Forklift

Accident: 117849.015 -- Report ID: 0418200 -- Event Date: 02/21/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1382326.01503/01/2019Crown Corr Inc.

At 10:15 a.m. on February 21, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a co nstruction company, were preparing to install a window at a new building. Emplo yee #1 was assisting the coworker, who was the onsite foreman, to transport a 19 feet by 5 feet window frame from a laydown yard on the north side of the buildi ng to the south side of the building. The foreman was operating a Telehandler f orklift to transport the window frame. The suspended load was kept stable by Em ployee #1 walking alongside the forklift while placing his hand on the suspended load. The foreman attempted to make a turn with the forklift. He was not awar e that Employee #1 was in extremely close proximity to the front of the forklift . Employee #1's left foot was run over by the forklift's right front tire. Emp loyee #1 was transported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of a crushed and fractured ankle.

Keywords: ankle, blunt force trauma, construction, crushed, equipment operator, foot, forklift, fracture, run over, struck by, suspended load, tire
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   2 19

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1382326.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Installing windows and doors, glazing

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