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Accident: 14319768 - Employee Suffocates Pinned Between Forklift And Storage Rack

Accident: 14319768 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 05/05/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12317889905/06/19933691Exide Corporation
Employee #1, who was trained in lift operation, was moving pallets of material in a storage area. When he backed his standup lift truck into a rack he inadvertently pinned himself between a horizontal rack member and the dash of the truck. The position of Employee #1's body did not allow him the opportunity to further operate the controls and he suffocated before being found.
Keywords: ind trk operator, suffocated, pinned, industrial truck, storage rack, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123178899 Fatality Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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