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Accident: 108178.015 - Employee Stops Forklift Quickly And Tips Vehicle Forward, Su

Accident: 108178.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 02/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1297501.01502/26/2018Crenshaw Lumber Co Inc
At 10:45 a.m. on February 16, 2018, an employee was retrieving an order of lumbe r for a customer and was driving a Heister Model 155HT forklift through the lumb er yard with its forks and load held up high to clear other materials within the yard. The employee stopped the forklift abruptly due to a second forklift cros sing in front of him and the forklift tipped forward. When the forklift's rear end slammed back down to the ground, the employee felt a sharp pain in his lower back. The employee suffered a fractured lumbar vertebra and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, powered industrial vehicle, roll-over, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1297501.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Not Applicable

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