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Accident: 110405.015 - Employee Is Killed When Pinned Between Forklift And Trash Co

Accident: 110405.015 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 10/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1356003.01510/25/2018Mps Group, Inc.
At 3:00 p.m. on October 24, 2018, an employee was driving a Hyster H100FT sit-do wn forklift and was unloading material from a metal basket into a trash compacto r when the basket fell off the forks into the compactor. The employee dismounte d the forklift truck with the forks raised and entered the front of the trash co mpactor. The employee was pinned in the compactor when the forklift rolled forw ard and trapped him between the forklift's mast and compactor. The employee was discovered on October 25, 2018, and was transported to the local hospital, wher e he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: caught between, pinned, powered industrial vehicle, trash compactor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1356003.015 48 M Fatality Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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