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Accident: 14304414 - Thrown From Forklift

Accident: 14304414 -- Report ID: 1050210 -- Event Date: 01/02/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
251693801/02/19861542Quadrant General, Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ATTEMPTING TO UPRIGHT A HYSTER HIGHLIFT WITH A LARGE BACKHOE. HE HAD PUT A CABLE ON THE SHOVEL OF THE BACKHOE AND THEN SECURED THE OTHER END TO THE FORKLIFT. THE BACKHOE LIFTED THE FORKLIFT BACK TO AN UPRIGHT POSTION, BUT THE GROUND WAS NOT LEVEL. EMPLOYEE #1 GOT INTO THE FORKLIFT AND STARTED IT. HE ATTEMPTED TO MOVE IT WITH THE CABLE STILL ATTACHED. THE CABLE CAME LOOSE, CAUSING THE FORKLIFT TO FALL BACK OVER. EMPLOYEE #1 FELL TO THE FROZEN GROUND, BREAKING HIS BACK.
Keywords: fracture, steep grade, back, industrial truck, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2516938 Hospitalized injury Fracture Carpenters

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