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Accident: 14332894 - Employee Injured When Roof Collapses From Forklift Collision

Accident: 14332894 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 06/23/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10717651306/23/19923275Custom Vinyls
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on June 19, 1992, Employee #1 was driving a forklift forward, transporting a load to the finished material aisle. The forklift struck a 5 1/2 inch diameter pole that supported one of the I-beams. The pole buckled under the force of the forklift and the weight of the roof. Approximately 8 percent of the total roof fell. Employee #1 sustained minor injuries. Employee #1 did not see the pole because his view was blocked by the carriage of the forks.
Keywords: roof collapse, ind trk operator, obstructed view, struck against, metal pole, industrial truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107176513 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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