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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 116729.015 - Employee Suffers Injuries, Caught Between Pit And Rack

Accident: 116729.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 12/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
At 11:30 p.m. on December 7, 2018, an employee was using an electric double pall et jack building a meat order and was picking product. The employee was driving the pallet jack around a corner repositioning the pallet jack with his body outs ide the running lines of the vehicle. The employee stepped off the vehicle witho ut bringing it to a complete stop. The employee pinned himself between the palle t jack and a rack crushing his pelvis and fracturing bones in his legs. The blun t force also caused internal injuries and required hospitalization.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, caught between, crushed, dock, fracture, hip, industrial truck, leg, material handling, motor vehicle, order-picker , pallet, palletized cargo, pelvis, picking an order, pinned, pit, po
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1367217.015 28 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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