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Accident: 201637592 - Forklift Runs Over Employee'S Leg

Accident: 201637592 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 01/18/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31169363401/25/20082448Girard Management Group Llc
An employee dismounted a forklift with the engine running without setting the emergency brake. The throttle was stuck wide open. As the employee was moving to open the engine hood to adjust the throttle cable, he bumped the shift lever on the steering column from the neutral position into gear, and the forklift surged forward, running over the employee's right foot and leg. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: fracture, vehicle in gear, industrial truck, foot, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311693634 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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