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Accident: 14491492 - Employee Crushed By Forklift As It Overturned

Accident: 14491492 -- Report ID: 0214500 -- Event Date: 08/15/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10020670511/21/19863629Magna Tek
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS DRIVING A LIFT TRUCK, CARRYING NO LOAD, TO A PARKING SPACE IN ONE OF THE COMPANY'S BUILDINGS. IT WAS 4:30 PM ON A FRIDAY AFTERNOON, AT THE END OF THE SHIFT. AS THE EMPLOYEE STOPPED THE FORKLIFT AND BEGAN BACKING UP, THE VEHICLE STARTED TO TIP OVER. THE EMPLOYEE'S HEAD WAS CAUGHT AND CRUSHED BY THE OVERHEAD GUARD AS THE FORKLIFT FELL OVER.
Keywords: head, overhead protection, industrial truck, backing up, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100206705 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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