Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 202720140 - Pallet Jack Operator Fractures Leg In Crash Into Wall
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|316215219||02/21/2014||4225||493110||Stoneledge Furniture Llc Dba Ashley Furniture Home|
Abstract: At approximately 2:30 p.m. on December 31, 2013, an employee was working in the returns department of a retail furniture store in Colton, CA. He was operating a pallet jack. He had been employed by the company, doing this work, for approximately eight months. He was moving furniture to prepare for liquidation. As he traveled toward the return department on the pallet jack, he was unable to brake. He hit a wall with the pallet jack, crushing his left leg between the wall and the platform of the pallet jack. He sustained a fracture in his lower left leg. He was hospitalized for approximately seven days. The Division was notified of the incident by the employer at approximately 1:50 p.m. on January 2, 2014.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||316215219||Hospitalized injury||Fracture||Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.|