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Accident: 92939.015 - Worker Is Run Over By A Forklift And His Foot Requires Amput

Accident: 92939.015 -- Report ID: 0420100 -- Event Date: 02/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1208849.01502/07/2017Williams Mechanical Llc
At 10:30 a.m. on February 1, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, both employed by a construction subcontractor, were working at a multiemployer project at a wate r and sewer treatment plant. Employee #1 was walking alongside a moving Skyjack Telehander rough terrain forklift and trying to balance a steel pipe slung from a fork of the forklift. The schedule 40 pipe was 21 feet long, 16 inches in di ameter, and weighed 1,600 pounds. Coworker #1 was operating the forklift and th e forklift ran over Employee #1's foot. Emergency services were called, and Emp loyee #1 was transported to the hospital and admitted. His crushed foot require d amputation.
Keywords: aerial lift, amputation, construction, construction vehicle, crushing, foot, powered industrial vehicle, rigging, run over
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant Alteration or rehabilitation   0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1208849.015 63 M Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters

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