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Accident: 14261929 - Crushed By Overturning Forklift

Accident: 14261929 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 04/12/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1480742404/13/19844952Louisville-Jefferson Co Msd
EMPLOYEE #1 LOST CONTROL OF AN EMPTY FORKLIFT WHILE HE WAS DESCENDING AN INCLINED ROADWAY BETWEEN TWO BUILDINGS. HE WAS TRAVELLING WITH THE FORKS IN THE FORWARD POSITION. THE BAKER MODEL 185 FORKLIFT OVERTURNED, PINNING EMPLOYEE #1 BETWEEN THE ROADWAY SURFACE AND THE OVERHEAD CAGE PROTECTION WHICH WAS MOUNTED ON THE FORKLIFT. NO SEATBELTS WERE INSTALLED. THE EMPLOYEE, WHO WAS UNTRAINED IN FORKLIFT OPERATIONS, WAS PERFORMING DUTIES RARELY ASSIGNED TO HIM. A SLIGHT DEPRESSION IN THE ROADWAY MAY HAVE BEEN A CONTRIBUTING FACTOR TO THE ACCIDENT.
Keywords: overhead protection, crushed, industrial truck, lost control, untrained, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14807424 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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