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Accident: 115430.015 - Employee Is Pinned By Runaway Forklift And Is Killed

Accident: 115430.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 04/15/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1393626.01504/16/2019Wca Waste Corporation Of Texas, Lp
At 2:30 p.m. on April 15, 2019, an employee was raising the ramp to secure the forklift in the truck when he noticed that a forklift was backing up through the ramp. The employee tried to stop the forklift using his hand and was struck by it. The employee was pinned by his arms and abdomen. The brakes on the forklift were defective.
Keywords: pinned, powered industrial vehicle, backing up, ramp, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1393626.015 60 M Fatality Dislocation Waste/Debris Collector

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