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Accident: 111468.015 - Employee Is Killed When Forklift Tips Over While Turning

Accident: 111468.015 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 11/21/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1363223.01511/23/20185093109151 - Versatile Processing Group Incorporated
At 5:23 p.m. on November 21st, 2018, Employee #1 was driving a forklift and brin ging pallets of material and dumping the material beside a crane. During this wo rk Employee #1 went around a corner with the forks (minus a load) raised 8 to 10 feet whereupon the forklift tipped over onto its side. Employee #1 was not wea ring the seatbelt and was thrown from the seat and struck by the forklift overhe ad protection. Employee #1 sustained fatal head injuries and was pronounced dea d at the scene.
Keywords: powered industrial vehicle, roll-over, seat belt
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1363223.015 19 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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