Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 123680.015 - Employee Fractures Foot When Caught Between Forklifts
|Walmart Stores, Inc.
Abstract: At 11:00 a.m. on August 9, 2019, Employee #1 was driving a stand-up forklift to move pallets of merchandise at a distribution center. After dropping off a load, Employee #1 began to reverse his forklift into the traffic path. He did not see another forklift coming and collided into the broadside of the other forklift. Employee #1 slowed the collision by extending his left foot outside of the stand-up forklift. Employee #1 sustained an open fracture of his left foot when his foot became caught between the two forklifts. He was hospitalized.
|Nature of Injury
|Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators