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Accident: 112411.015 - Employee Fractures Foot While Operating Stand-Up Forklift

Accident: 112411.015 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 01/04/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1369703.01501/09/2019Hilti, Inc.
At 5:30 p.m. on January 4, 2019, an employee was operating a Raymond Corporation stand-up forklift (Model 750-R45TT, Serial Number 750-16-BC5640) in the warehou se area between aisle 30 and the forklift battery charging station. The employee was backing the forklift toward the battery charging station (Enersys Model D3G -18-750, Serial Number GA25950). The employee extended his foot down behind the forklift, possibly to slow the forklift which may have been traveling too quickl y, to stop before impacting the battery chargers. The employee's foot was crushe d between the forklift and one of the battery chargers. The employee was hospita lized for fractures and lacerations to the left foot. There were no witnesses to the moment of the incident or the seconds preceding the incident.
Keywords: backing up, battery charger, crushed, foot, forklift, fracture, laceration, powered industrial vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1369703.015 25 M Hospitalized injury

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