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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14480313 - Fall From Elevation

Accident: 14480313 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 09/22/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
69157609/25/19845093West Street Trucking Co
EMPLOYEE HAD LOADED A BALE OF SORTED SCRAP PAPER WITH AN INDUSTRIAL TRUCK (FORK LIFT) ONTO A BOX TYPE TRAILER. HE BACKED OFF OF THE TRAILER IN BAY #4, ONTO THE PLATFORM. HE TURNED THE FORKLIFT IN A SEMICIRCLE. AFTER MAKING THE TURN, HE CONTINUED IN REVERSE INSTEAD OF GOING FORWARD AS HE SHOULD HAVE. HE BACKED OFF OF THE LOADING PLATFORM IN BAY #3. WHEN THE FORK LIFT FELL HE ATTEMPTED TO JUMP. HOWEVER, THE FORKLIFT FELL ON TOP OF THE OPERATOR AND KILLED HIM.
Keywords: ind trk operator, industrial truck, loading dock, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 691576 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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