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Accident: 201127636 - Employee Is Injured When Forklift Falls Off Dock

Accident: 201127636 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 07/12/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31009805807/13/20101542Trainor Commercial Construction, Inc.
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on July 12, 2010, an employee and coworker, a carpenter, were discarding the furniture at the debris box. The employee was backing up the forklift over the dock plate area. The coworker saw the left hand portion of the forklift off the dock edge and he yelled to warn the employee to jump just as the forklift went over the edge. The employee was injured when the forklift he was operating fell off the loading dock. The employee was admitted to Stanford Hospital, where he underwent surgery for injuries including a broken left femur.
Keywords: fracture, carpenter, industrial truck, fall, struck by, loading dock, leg
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation Under $50,000 3
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 310098058 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Unloading-loading equipment/material (except by cr

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