Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 111019.015 - Employee Fractures Leg While Driving Electric Pallet Jack An

Accident: 111019.015 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 11/08/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1360310.01511/14/2018Meyer Corporation, U.S.
At 9:15 p.m. on November 08, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a cookware distributor, was driving an electric pallet jack, Crown Model Number PE4000-80 and Serial Number 6A246062, across the warehouse floor. He went to pass an Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) as it was about to turn. Employee #1 swerved out of the way to avoid the AGV and ran into a warehouse shelving unit. The lower part of his right leg was pinched between the electric ride on the pallet jack and the stationary steel warehouse shelving. Employee #1 had a compound fracture in his lower right leg. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: steel, powered industrial vehicle, leg, fracture, jack, elec equipment--misc, automatic machine, warehouse aisle, pinched, warehouse, vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1360310.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Fracture 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.