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Accident: 127800.015 - Employee Is Killed When Forklift Tips Over

Accident: 127800.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 07/08/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1483604.01507/14/2020Jack'S Wrecker Service Llc
At 1:00 p.m. on July 8, 2020, an employee was operating a forklift on the earthe n (uneven) ground. An employee attempted to pull a forklift out of a rut using a chain attached to the employee's truck and the forklift. The forklift operator was on the forklift and the forklift began to tip over once the employee accele rated his truck. The forklift tipped all the way over and the employee's neck w as pinned to the ground by the frame of the forklift cage. The employee died at the scene from blunt force trauma.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, chain, forklift, neck, overturn, pinned, uneven ground
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1483604.015 36 M Fatality

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