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Accident: 128133.015 - Employee Crushes Foot Between Pit And Steel Support Beam

Accident: 128133.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 07/20/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1485601.01507/28/2020Ruan Transport Corporation
At 4:45 p.m. on July 20, 2020, an employee was operating a Raymond stand up fork lift powered industrial truck (PIT) moving pallets on a loading dock. The employ ee finished dropping a pallet off and was returning to the pallet wrapper to pic k up another load. The employee turned the PIT around and began traveling backwa rds with the forks trailing approximately 100 feet down on open 12 foot wide ais le. As the employee drove, the PIT drifted toward a structural steel beam. The e mployee slowed the PIT and attempted to use his foot to push off and prevent imp act, but he collided with the beam. The employee crushed his foot between the PI T and the steel beam causing lacerations and broken bones and was hospitalized.
Keywords: abrasion, aisle, caught between, collision, contusion, crushed, distracted driving, driver, equipment operator, foot, fracture, industrial truck, inexperience, laceration, loading, loading dock, material handling, mot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1485601.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Traffic, shipping and receiving clerks

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