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Accident: 142348.015 - Employee Picking Up Trash Injures Leg When Struck By Pit

Accident: 142348.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 12/28/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1570601.01512/30/2021Usf Holland, Inc.

At 9:00 a.m. on December 28, 2021, an employee was picking up a piece of trash o ff of the ground while a coworker operating a Toyota Forklift Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) was was unloading. As the employee bent down to pick up the trash, the coworker was backing up the PIT and looked away as he pressed the brake. Th e PIT knocked the employee over and rolled up his right leg brusing his leg and requiring hospitalization.

Keywords: alarm, back-up alarm, backing up, brake, cleaning, contusion, forklift, industrial truck, leg, noise, obstructed rear view, powered industrial vehicle, struck by, unloading, warehouse

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1570601.015 57 M Hospitalized injury

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