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Accident: 106917.015 - Forklift Operator'S Leg Is Amputated After Roll-Over

Accident: 106917.015 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 06/25/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1326637.01506/26/2018Hu-Bran Construction Llc
At 10:45 a.m. on June 25, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a construction company, was operating a forklift, a Terex Telescopic Handler, Model Number TH644C, that was moving a structural steel column measuring 17.7 feet long and weighing 699 pounds. He was traveling along a 10-degree incline when the machine flipped ont o its side and fell onto Employee #1's leg. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where surgery was performed and his leg was amputated.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, caught by, column, construction, construction vehicle, driver, equipment operator, falling object, forklift, leg, material handling, powered industrial vehicle, roll-over, steel erection, stru
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 0
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Construction
1 1326637.015 42 M Hospitalized injury FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Bolting-Up/Detail Work
FatCause:

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