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Accident: 14456248 - Employee'S Hip Fractured When Struck By Forklift Mast

Accident: 14456248 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 09/26/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1519969809/28/19843531Rite Way Parts
Employee #1 was standing beside his pickup truck watching a concrete truck being loaded onto the truck's bed. The forklift was running on an angle and parallel with the asphalt loading ramp. The load shifted to the left, causing the forklift to tip over. As Employee #1 ran away from the tipping forklift, he was struck on his right hip by the lift's mast and knocked to the ground. He sustained a fractured hip.
Keywords: fracture, load shift, industrial truck, struck by, hip, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15199698 Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, heavy

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