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Accident: 93580.015 - Employee Fractures Leg When Struck By Powered Industrial Tru

Accident: 93580.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 01/24/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1213441.01502/23/2017Hon Company, The

At 4:00 p.m. on January 24, 2017, Employee #1 and a coworker were operating stan dup powered industrial trucks in a warehouse/shipping area. After the coworker u sed a powered industrial truck to deliver a load of chair parts into an assigned outgoing lane, Employee #1 pulled up behind the employee and began adjusting hi s equipment controls. As the coworker began backing out of his lane, he ran into Employee #1, who was stepping off his machine. Employee #1's left leg was caug ht between the two lifts, resulting in a broken leg. He was hospitalized and tre ated for his injury

Keywords: back-up alarm, caught in, crushing, fracture, leg, material handling, powered industrial vehicle, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1213441.015 47 M Hospitalized injury Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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