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Accident: 116891.015 - Employee Injures Head On Rops After Flipping Forklift Over

Accident: 116891.015 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 05/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1406241.01506/03/2019Future Enterprises, Inc
At 12:30 p.m. on May 23, 2019, an employee was operating a forklift when he back ed the forklift off the pavement edge and caused the back wheels to get stuck. T he employee accelerated back and forth trying to free the forklift. When the emp loyee succeeded in getting traction on the pavement with the back wheels, he for ced the machine forward and flipped the forklift onto its right side. The employ ee was wearing seatbelt but struck the back of his head on the ROPS and required hospitalization.
Keywords: accelerator pedal, blunt force, blunt force trauma, driver, equipment operator, forklift, head, industrial truck, material handling, powered industrial vehicle, rops, roll-over, seat belt, struck against, stuck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1406241.015 57 M Non Hospitalized injury

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