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Accident: 14321129 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Forklift

Accident: 14321129 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 02/04/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1807296702/05/19875084L & L Lift Truck Corporation
Employee #1 was sitting on a forklift truck that was being transferred from a flat trailer to a tilt bed truck. The tilt bed truck was moved away from the flat trailer, and its bed was tilted to lower the forklift down to a group of workers. When the bed was tilted, the forklift began to slip off the back of the bed. One of the workers on the ground told Employee #1 to jump off the forklift. As he did so, the forklift fell off the back of the bed and rolled over onto Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: unsecured, work rules, riding on equipment, industrial truck, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18072967 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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