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Accident: 200051399 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Truck And Fork Lift

Accident: 200051399 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 11/08/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30372935411/09/20011542Karel Construction
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30372940411/14/20011741Lexington Masonry, Inc.

An employee had acquired a concrete truck from the local redi-mix location and drove the concrete truck to the construction site. The concrete truck was positioned in the alley adjacent to the job site. The employee then mounted a forklift which had a concrete bucket on the forks. He drove the forklift to the back of the concrete truck and dismounted. The employee was in between the forklift and the concrete truck dispensing concrete from the truck into the concrete bucket on the forks of the forklift. The forklift rolled forward and pinned the employee between the forklift and the concrete truck. The employee was killed when he was crushed between a forklift and a concrete truck. He died of internal injuries sustained by being crushed between the two vehicles.

Keywords: concrete truck, industrial truck, concrete, construction, caught between, crushed
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 16 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 303729354 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c. FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons
2 303729404 Occupation not reported FallDist:

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