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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14500961 - Employee Killed When Forklift Backs Off Loading Platform

Accident: 14500961 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 06/19/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
98924406/29/19844222William Consalo & Sons Farms Inc
Employee #1 was using a Caterpillar forklift to move crated vegetables and fruit in a cold storage refrigerator. He apparently misjudged his location on the loading dock and backed off the 4 ft high platform. Employee #1's head was crushed against the cement floor by the overhead guard, and he was killed.
Keywords: platform, head, ind trk operator, work rules, crushed, industrial truck, seat belt, fall, backing up, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 989244 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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