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Accident: 103859.015 - Employee Is Ejected From Forklift When Vehicle Hits Doorfram

Accident: 103859.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 02/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1301668.01503/13/2018Smithfield Foods Sioux City-Curly'S
At 4:45 p.m. on February 19, 2018, an employee was driving a stand-up forklift through freezer door #1 and did not have its mast lowered enough to clear the door frame. The employee was ejected from the forklift when it struck the doorframe and fractured his leg when he landed on the concrete floor. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck against, leg, powered industrial vehicle, freezer compartment, concrete slab, door, fracture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1301668.015 41 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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