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Accident: 201694155 - Employee'S Foot Is Crushed By Forklift

Accident: 201694155 -- Report ID: 0950662 -- Event Date: 08/03/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31475730308/12/20114225Restoration Hardware, Inc
At 7:15 a.m. on August 3, 2011 Employee #1, an equipment handler with Restoration Hardware, was working in a warehouse distribution center. He was operating a Raymond stand-up industrial truck (Model Number 740 R35TT, Serial Number 740-07-DB09452) to move product. He lost control of the truck, struck a column, and his left foot was crushed between the column and the truck. Employee #1 was hospitalized for an amputation of his left foot. There were no witnesses to the incident. The cause was Employee #1 operating the industrial truck in an unsafe manner by with his body outside the truck's running lines. Inappropriate foot protection contributed to the injury.
Keywords: amputated, stand-up operator, warehouse, equipment operator, column, caught between, collision, industrial truck, safety shoe, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314757303 Hospitalized injury Amputation Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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