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Accident: 115350.015 - Employee Incurs Mulitiple Fractures When Pinned Between Two

Accident: 115350.015 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 11/28/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1367134.01512/13/2018Cambro Manufacturing
At 12:37 p.m. on November 28, 2018, Employee # 1 was assigned to be trained by a coworker, an operator, to learn how to operate a stand up forklift or reach tru ck. Employee # 1 was left on his own. While he was driving in reverse, he lost c ontrol and his back was pinned between metal beam frame shelving and the reach t ruck. Employee # 1 sustained multiple fractures to his body and was hospitalized . The state OSH was notified by emergency responders the same day at 6:01 pm an d by the employer also the same day at 3:00 p.m. The employer satisfied its repo rting requirements. The state OSH arrived at the jobsite after the accident. The accident could have been prevented if the employer had implemented an adequate training system in accordance with Section 3668 (a). No accident related violati ons were issued as he was not hospitalized more than 24 hours.
Keywords: driver, forklift, fracture, lost control, operating, operator, pinned, powered industrial vehicle, truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1367134.015 32 M Hospitalized injury Diver

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