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Accident: 202453759 - Employee Run Over By Forklift Fractures Leg

Accident: 202453759 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 07/26/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31048862208/14/20077361Reliable Resources Inc
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on July 26, 2007, Employee #1 was performing a regularly assigned task of sweeping the lot in the attempt to keep the area clean. Employee #1 was assigned to continually sweep the lot with a push broom. While sweeping the lot, Employee #1 was passing behind a forklift that was actively unloading steel bins from a semi-trailer. The forklift operator began to travel in reverse, striking Employee #1 on the right side of his body, resulting in a compound fracture of his right lower leg. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, industrial truck, struck by, housekeeping, backing up, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310488622 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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