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Accident: 14350896 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Two Forklifts

Accident: 14350896 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 02/04/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
122226402/13/19855012Bobby Park Truck & Equipment, Inc
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on February 4, 1985, Employee #1 drove a forklift into the shop for repairs. He stopped the forklift directly in front of another forklift that was running while its operator was repairing the hydraulic lines. That forklift had both an automatic transmission and a clutch; it vibrated into gear and jumped forward, crushing and killing Employee #1.
Keywords: repair, vehicle in gear, work rules, vibrations, caught between, crushed, industrial truck, struck by, unmanned
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1222264 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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