Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170068324 - Employee Injures Hand In Nip Point Of Forklift Bars

Accident: 170068324 -- Report ID: 0352410 -- Event Date: 11/01/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10445587811/10/19931751Taylor Made Enterprises
Employee #1 was removing cement rubble using a 1,500 lb capacity tilting hopper attached to the forks of a type E forklift. After positioning the truck in front of a dumpster, Employee #1 left his seat, stood up on the truck in order to reach with his hand between the vertical bars of the fork, and released a safety lever so that the hopper would dump. Employee #1 accidentally kicked the lever that controls fork movement with his foot, causing the vertical bars to move together with his hand between them.
Keywords: work rules, control lever, construction, industrial truck, nip point, hand, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104455878 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Construction trades, n.e.c.

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close