Accident Report Detail
Accident: 93742.015 - Employee Leg And Foot Is Crushed When Struck By Forklift
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|1215769.015||03/08/2017||The Carter-Jones Lumber Company|
At 4:15 p.m. on March 2, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a lumber company, were working in the lumber supply yard. Coworker #1 was operating a f orklift to unload railroad ties from a semi trailer. Employee #1 walked across the supply yard to assist his coworker. Coworker #1 backed the forklift out of the laydown area and struck Employee #1. The rear of the forklift crushed Emplo yee #1's right leg and ankle into the pavement. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated f or a fractured leg bone, a fractured and dislocated ankle, and a fractured heel. The subsequent investigation determined that the forklift's back up alarm was not functioning at the time of the event.
|1||1215769.015||24||M||Hospitalized injury||Equipment Operator: Skidsteer/Bobcat|