Accident Report Detail
Accident: 147156.015 - Employee Sustains Numerous Injuries While Operating Forklift
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1577259.015||02/07/2022||Rfx2022xi8877x0007 - Swift Transportation Co. Of Arizona, Llc|
At 4:20 p.m. on February 7, 2022, an employee was assisting in unloading materia l from a flatbed truck. The forklift operator was injured when he attempted to m aneuver through a gate opening that was too narrow for the load being carried. T he load and the mast of the forklift was used to open the malfunctioning gate, a nd in doing so, caused the gate to fall on the operator. The employee suffered p ulmonary contusions of the right upper and bilateral lower lungs, a small right hemothorax, a hemorrhage in the right upper quadrant of the hepatic arch, and tw o fractured vertebrae. The employee was hospitalized.
|1||1577259.015||44||M||Hospitalized injury||Truck Driver: Heavy/Tractor-Trailer|