Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201043346 - Employee Fractures Foot When Struck By Cart

Accident: 201043346 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 05/02/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31101355105/02/20077389Exhibitors Carpet Services West Inc.
Employee #1 was sitting in a chair outside a trade show service office trailer when two employees from another company drove up in an electric Columbia Par-Car. The employees exited the vehicle but did not turn the key "OFF", instead leaving it in the "FWD" position, and did not set the parking brake. A tool that was resting on a bag on the seat slid off, landing on the accelerator pedal which caused the vehicle to drive forward and strike Employee #1 who was sitting in a chair. Employee #1 suffered a fractured left foot but did not require hospitalization.
Keywords: vehicle in gear, brake, struck by, cart
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311013551 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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