Accident Report Detail
Accident: 816900 - Employee Killed In Forklift Overturn
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|101009215||09/15/1989||3316||J And S Metals|
The J & S Metal Company had purchased a 4,000 lb capacity Clark fork truck two years before from a company that repairs and sells used fork trucks. The J & S Metal Company had the seller attach a hydraulic side shaft to the fork truck to lift rolls of steel wire. The fork truck could lift rolls of wire off center with the truck lift 106 inches vertically upright from the floor. When Employee #1 lifted a roll of steel wire weighing 3,234 lb 106 inches vertically upright with the hydraulic side shaft, the truck overturned, crushing Employee #1. He was killed.
|1||101009215||Fatality||Concussion||Occupation not reported|