Inspection: 1212984.015 - Veritiv Operating Company
Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Hlth Reg 1
Veritiv Operating Company
7445 New Ridge Rd.
Hanover, MD 21076
6600 Governors Lake Pkwy, Norcross, GA 30071
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 493110/General Warehousing and Storage
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 03/31/2017
Case Closed: 04/05/2017
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on February 23, 2017, Employee #1 was helping a cowor ker put away stock. Pallets of corrugated boxes needed to be moved were stacked on top of each other and leaning. Employee #1 used a reach truck to take the t op pallets down because the stacks seemed unstable. He took a pallet down and a fter blowing his horn, backed up with the load. As he was backing up he saw his coworker driving towards him on another reach truck. Employee #1 turned right hard to make avoid an accident then saw a cherry picker that was parked with the forks raised. Employee #1 crashed into the parked cherry picker with one of th e forks going through his leg. Employee#1's leg was fractured in two places an d he was hospitalized.
Keywords:fracture, impaled, industrial truck, leg, struck by
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