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Accident: 200540318 - Employee Killed When Struck By Rolling Lift Truck

Accident: 200540318 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 10/12/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12331202710/15/19984213Jls Express Inc.

Employee #1 and a coworker were using a lift truck to off-load a tractor trailer when Employee #1 dismounted the forklift to climb into the trailer to assist the coworker. As the delivery truck driver watched Employee #1 and the coworker inside the trailer, the lift truck began to roll forward. Employee #1 was either impaled by one of the forks or crushed between the lift truck mast and the trailer. He was killed. Employee #1 had left the unattended forklift parked on an incline, with the engine running, the forks raised 4 to 5 ft above the ground, and the brake only partially set.

Keywords: ind trk operator, vehicle in gear, brake, impaled, work rules, crushed, industrial truck, off loading, unmanned

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123312027 Fatality Puncture Occupation not reported

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