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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

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