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Accident: 67289.015 - Employee Struck By Falling Forklift Basket Is Killed

Accident: 67289.015 -- Report ID: 0355118 -- Event Date: 08/30/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
992962.01508/30/2014Lancaster, Inc.

At about 11:15 a.m. on August 30, 2014, Employee #1 was using a forklift, a Lull 844B Highlander Telescopic Telehandler with personnel basket attached, to lift coworkers to cut tree limbs. The forklift began to tilt over and Employee #1 le ft the operator's seat and he was caught underneath the basket, trapping him. H e received blunt injuries to his chest, abdomen, pelvis and other extremities an d died.

Keywords: crushing, elevated work platform, falling object, hydraulic lift, material handling, powered industrial vehicle, roll-over, struck by, suspended load

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 992962.015 50 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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