Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 95898.015 - Employee Is Injured When Pinned And Crushed Between Two Pall
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Abstract: At 11:03 a.m. on April 24, 2017, Employee #1 and two fixture installers were loc ated in the rear of a bobtail truck rearranging loaded pallets of fixtures that weighed 1,924 pounds. They moved pallet A to the edge of the bobtail and the cow orker moved with his pallet jack to the back of the bobtail behind pallet B to p repare to move it with Employee #1. Employee #1 pulled his pallet jack out of pa llet A and inserted it in pallet B. Employee #1 was between both pallets and he now had his back to the load he just moved. Pallet A became unstable and fell o ver, pinning Employee #1 between Pallet A, the pallet jack, and Pallet B. Emplo yee #1 pulled himself from between the two pallets; however, sustained injury to his right side the included damaged ribs, torso, severed colon, and a punctured right lung. Employee #1 was hospitalized for his injuries. The incident investi gation attributed the incident to the use of improper equipment for unloading, l ack of employee training, overloading of pallets, and working on an inclined sur face.
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|1||1228553.015||59||M||Hospitalized injury||Truck drivers, light|