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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14497135 - Employee Killed When Forklift Slips Off Jack

Accident: 14497135 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 05/01/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10657535005/08/19892679J & S Manufacturing, Inc.
Employee #1, the shop foreman, apparently raised a forklift with an inappropriate jack. While he was underneath the forklift, it slipped off the jack; he was crushed and killed. Employee #1 failed to put blocks underneath the forklift. There were no witnesses to the accident.
Keywords: blocks, work rules, slip, crushed, industrial truck, falling object, jack, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106575350 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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