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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200033173 - Employee Dies After Being Struck By A Forklift

Accident: 200033173 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 05/05/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31137361705/05/20082099Tortilleria Los Comanches, Inc.

On April 15, 2008, Employee #1 was driving a Mitsubishi forklift truck in reverse. He stopped, got off and walked behind the forklift to turn a water valve. The forklift was still in gear. Employee #1 was injured when it rolled and pinned him against a wall. He was hospitalized at McNeal Hospital until he died from his injuries on May 4, 2008.

Keywords: back-up alarm, vehicle in gear, struck against, crushed, industrial truck, struck by, backing up, inattention

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311373617 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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