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Accident: 136023.015 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed Between Forklift And Basket

Accident: 136023.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 06/03/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1534487.01506/04/2021Vantec Hitachi Transport System (Usa), Inc.
At 2:20 p.m. on June 3, 2021, an employee was operating a forklift moving a bask et of metal parts. He moved the forklift next to the metal baskets when he becam e pinned between the forklift and the baskets. The employee was extracted by fir st responders and transported to the hospital, where he was was reported to have been killed by compression asphyxia.
Keywords: asphyxiated, basket, caught between, chest, crushed, equipment operator, forklift, industrial truck, material handling, pinned, powered industrial vehicle, training, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1534487.015 37 M Fatality

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