Accident Report Detail
Accident: 140871.015 - Employee Suffers Broken Femur When Struck By Forklift
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1562194.015||11/03/2021||Ashley Furniture Industries, Llc.|
At 6:50 a.m. on November 2, 2021, an employee was working as a freight, stock, a nd material handler for a firm that manufactured upholstered furniture. He was o perating a Crown electrically powered PE400-60 pallet jack, with serial number 6 A240729. It had an internally assigned company number VJ707. He was bringing par ts to assembly line 30 in the facility's plant two, case goods assembly. He was being followed by a coworker operating a Hyster electrically powered E60XN-33 fo rklift, with serial number A268N08696K. They were in an aisle 16.5 feet (5.0 met ers) wide. The employee operating the pallet jack made an abrupt U-turn. He was struck by the tines of the forklift operated by the coworker. The employee suffe red a broken femur. He was hospitalized.
|1||1562194.015||35||M||Hospitalized injury||Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.|