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Accident: 14341853 - Employee Killed When He Backed Fork Lift Into Storage Rack

Accident: 14341853 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 03/12/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10610581003/28/19884222Giant Distribution Company Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11005169512/19/19904222Giant Distribution Company Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1, WHO WAS NOT TRAINED IN THE PROPER OPERATION OF AN ELECTRIC FORK TRUCK, WAS USING THE TRUCK TO REMOVE WOODEN PALLETS FROM A STORAGE RACK. THE OVER-HEAD CAGE HAD BEEN REMOVED TO ALLOW THE TRUCK TO PASS UNDER A DOORWAY. WHEN BACKING THE LIFT TRUCK AT A HIGH SPEED, THE TRUCK PASSED UNDER A STORAGE RACK BEHIND HIM. HE WAS CRUSHED BETWEEN THE STORAGE RACK AND THE LIFT'S STEERING WHEEL. HE DIED AT THE HOSPITAL THE FOLLOWING DAY.
Keywords: speeding, work rules, overhead guard, crushed, industrial truck, inexperience, storage rack, untrained, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106105810 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
2 110051695 Occupation Not Listed

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