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Accident: 110719.015 - Employee Fractures Leg And Ankle When Struck By Forklift Bac

Accident: 110719.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 10/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1358312.01511/06/2018Ardagh Glass, Inc.
At 3:30 p.m. on October 27, 2018, an employee was walking in the pedestrian walk path returning to work from a break. At the same time a forklift was moving pal lets in an area next to the walk path. At some point the forklift operator, not seeing anyone behind the forklift, backed up and struck the employee. The employ ee was knocked down and received fractures to the left leg and ankle and was hos pitalized.
Keywords: ankle, backing up, forklift, fracture, leg, operator, struck by, walk-behind forklift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1358312.015 70 F Hospitalized injury

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