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Accident: 94530.015 - Employee Is Struck By A Powered Industrial Truck And Sustain

Accident: 94530.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 04/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1223312.01504/07/2017Club Demonstration Services Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on April 1, 2017, a recently hired employee entered a freezer compartment but did not place the warning device (i.e. chain with sign and/or or warning cone) across the entrance. The warning device alerts a powered industrial truck operator that an employee may be in the freezer. The operator, who had obstructed vision, entered the freezer. The powered industrial truck operator involved in the accident was trained and certified to operate such equipment. The employee was struck by the powered industrial truck and sustained multiple fractures of the left foot.
Keywords: struck by, marking, powered industrial vehicle, warning sign, foot, freezer compartment, fracture
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1223312.015 50 F Hospitalized injury Fracture Sales representatives, mining, mfg., & wholesale

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