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Accident: 111781.015 - Employee Sustains Leg Fracture When Struck By Piv

Accident: 111781.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 12/06/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1365808.01512/12/2018Cheeseman, Llc
At 11:53 a.m. on December 6, 2018, a 23-year old male employee was working for a firm that provided local, general freight trucking. He was operating a Crown C- 5 forklift truck, bearing # 61 at the site. He was standing next to his forklift as he prepared freight paperwork. The forklift was parked near a loading dock d oor. A coworker was driving Crown C-5 forklift # 68. The coworker was backing ou t of the trailer that was parked at loading dock door # 59. Loading dock door # 59 was located next to the loading dock door # 61. The coworker backed the forkl ift he was operating, # 68, into the employee. The employee was pinned between t he two forklifts. He sustained a fracture of the left leg below the knee. He was hospitalized. The area where the incident happened was well lit, and the floor appeared to be dry. The coworker was wearing a hood, and his peripheral vision w as obstructed. This visual obstruction was a contributing factor to the incident . Also, according to the employer's incident report, the coworker "failed to sou nd his horn when backing to alert anyone in the area of his intentions of coming out of the trailer."
Keywords: backing up, fracture, ind trk operator, industrial truck, leg, loading dock, obstructed rear view, obstructed view, pinned, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1365808.015 23 M Hospitalized injury Traffic, shipping and receiving clerks

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