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Accident: 202546131 - Employee Fractures Leg Between Forklift And Vehicle

Accident: 202546131 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 09/27/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31486625210/28/20130781J F Landscape Inc
At approximately 7:46 a.m. on or about September 27, 2013, Employee #1, with J F Landscape Inc., was standing near the driver side of a company's GEHL industrial truck, which was idling. The truck then rolled down a sloped driveway. Employee #1 sustained leg fractures, when the rear wheel of the equipment ran over both of his lower legs. The causal factors were: the truck driver left equipment running unattended; the truck driver failed to ensure that the brake was set; and, the wheels were not chocked when parked the industrial forklift on an incline, as required by the manufacture. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: chock, wheel, fracture, vehicle in gear, brake, roll-over, caught between, industrial truck, slope, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314866252 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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