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Accident: 14297204 - Construction Employee Injured In Fall From Forklift Forks

Accident: 14297204 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 05/01/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1883922505/04/19871796Roane'S Rigging & Transfer Company, Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS STANDING ON THE FORKS OF A FORK LIFT 9 FEET ABOVE A CONCRETE FLOOR REMOVING METAL LOUVERS FROM A WALL. THE LOUVERS PULLED LOOSE CAUSING EMPLOYEE #1 TO LOOSE HIS BALANCE AND FALL. THE LOUVERS WERE 4 INCHES THICK, 60 INCHES WIDE AND 40 INCHES HIGH. THE FORKS OF THE LIFT WERE 6 INCHES WIDE AND 5 FEET LONG.
Keywords: work rules, construction, industrial truck, fall, lost balance, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18839225 Hospitalized injury Concussion Construction trades, n.e.c.

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