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Accident: 14484240 - Employee Killed When Pinned By Falling Forklift

Accident: 14484240 -- Report ID: 0213100 -- Event Date: 05/06/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
224673405/06/19865013J. Becker & Sons Inc.
On May 6, 1986, Employee #1, age 19, was operating a Clark forklift truck on a loading dock of a building. He and a coworker, who was also driving a forklift, were trying to see who could come nearest to the edge of the dock with his vehicle when Employee #1's forklift fell or was backed off the edge of the dock. He was pinned under the forklift truck and killed.
Keywords: ind trk operator, pinned, work rules, industrial truck, loading dock, horseplay, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2246734 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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