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Accident: 14224133 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Industrial Fork Truck

Accident: 14224133 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 04/10/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
331870604/11/19862026Maryland Virginia Milk Producers, Assoc., Inc.
Employee #1 fell from a forklift during an accident and was struck and fatally injured by the overhead structure side brace. After two attempts to reach the top of an access ramp to re-enter the building with an electric fork truck Employee #1 backed off the ramp. While backing the machine down the ramp, Employee #1 turned the wheels on the equipment causing it to run off the side of the ramp. Employee #1 fell face first out of the seat and was subsequently hit in the back by the forklift which weighed approximately 7,800 pounds.
Keywords: ramp, driver, crushed, industrial truck, seat belt, struck by, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3318706 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Extruding and forming machine operators

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