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Accident: 14347561 - Employee Struck And Run Over By Forklift Truck

Accident: 14347561 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 01/09/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10123622201/13/19873325Abex Corporation (Railroad Products Group)
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS WORKING AT HER REGULARLY ASSIGNED JOB IN THE PROCESS DEPARTMENT OF THE FOUNDRY. SHE HAD JUST COMPLETED A PHONE CALL. THE PHONE SHE USED WAS LOCATED ON A COLUMN NEAR AN AISLE USED BY FORKLIFT TRUCKS. (CATERPILLAR MODEL V-140, SN 10V327). THE EMPLOYEE TURNED AND STEPPED DIRECTLY INTO THE PATH OF A FORKLIFT. THE DRIVER DID NOT SEE HER UNTIL AFTER SHE WAS STRUCK. SHE WAS KNOCKED TO THE FLOOR AND THEN RUN OVER BY THE FORKLIFT. SHE DIED FROM MULTIPLE TRAUMA BELOW THE WAIST AND A LACERATED FOREHEAD.
Keywords: head, work rules, industrial truck, laceration, struck by, run over, inattention, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101236222 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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