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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1392563.015 - Motion Industries, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Birmingham

Nr: 1392563.015Report ID: 0418300Open Date: 04/11/2019

Motion Industries, Inc.
1605 Alton Roadnull
Birmingham, AL 35210
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 423840/Industrial Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 1605 Alton Roadnull, Birmingham, AL 35210

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/11/2019
Emphasis: L:ForkliftClose Case:08/20/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1442342 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 115274.015Event: 04/03/2019Employee Reinjures Hip When Ejected From Forklift
At 4:30 p.m. on April 3, 2019, an employee was working for a merchant wholesaler of industrial supplies. He was operating a forklift. He was moving materials in a warehouse. He was transporting a box placed on the seat beside him. The box f ell while the vehicle was in motion, and the employee reached down to retrieve i t. As he was going down a ramp, still attempting to retrieve the box, he lost co ntrol of the forklift. Once down the ramp, the employee attempted to regain cont rol of the forklift by turning it. He was ejected from the forklift, and he land ed on his hip. The hip he landed on was the one he had broken in a previous inju ry the last year. He reinjured his hip. He was hospitalized for two or more days .
Keywords: distracted driving, ejected, forklift, hip, ind trk operator, industrial truck, lost control, material handling, powered industrial vehicle, ramp, warehouse
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1392563.015 Hospitalized injury Occupation Not Listed

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