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Accident: 14488639 - Employee Crushed By Overturning Forklift

Accident: 14488639 -- Report ID: 0215000 -- Event Date: 08/12/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10062059008/12/19862675Daving Quality Paper Corp.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS DRIVING A "DEKA" FORKLIFT INTO A FACTORY FROM THE STREET. AGAINST THE RULES, HE ENTERED THROUGH THE LOADING DOCK. AS HE ATTEMPTED TO BACK THE VEHICLE UP AN INCLINE ON THE LOADING DOCK BAY, THE UNLOADED FORKLIFT FELL OVER ONTO ITS SIDE. EMPLOYEE #1 FELL OR JUMPED OUT OF THE SEAT AND WAS CAUGHT BETWEEN THE OVERHEAD PROTECTION AND THE PAVEMENT. HE DIED OF A CRUSHED CHEST.
Keywords: chest, work rules, overhead protection, crushed, industrial truck, struck by, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100620590 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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