Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 109581.015 - Employee Is Crushed Between Forklift And Shelving, Sustains

Accident: 109581.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 09/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1349783.01509/27/2018Ikea Distribution Services, Inc.
At 3:30 a.m. on September 24, 2018, an employee was operating a stand-up industr ial truck while stocking shelves. The employee dropped a load on the floor and put his forklift into reverse, pinning himself between the bottom shelf and the operator's compartment. The employee lacerated his spleen, sustained several br uised ribs, and punctured his lung. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: backing up, caught between, crushed, lung, powered industrial vehicle, rib, spleen
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1349783.015 23 M Hospitalized injury Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close