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Accident: 114078.015 - Distracted Employee Walks Into Path Of Forklift, Sustains Fo

Accident: 114078.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 02/27/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1381515.01503/01/2019Martin-Brower Company, Llc
At 12:30 p.m. on February 27, 2019, an employee was working for a wholesale provider of food for restaurants. He was walking from a dock, while looking down at a handheld radio frequency (RF) scanner. As he was distracted by the scanner, he walked from behind a pallet stacked 2.1 meters (7 feet) high with product, into the path of a powered industrial truck (forklift) backing into the dock area. The back wheel of the forklift ran over the employee's left foot. He sustained fractures to two bones. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: struck by, run over, loading dock, powered industrial vehicle, industrial truck, ind trk operator, inattention, fracture, foot, backing up, forklift, wheel, warehouse, tire
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1381515.015 59 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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