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Accident: 14502959 - Employee Killed When Forklift Falls Off Jack

Accident: 14502959 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 12/01/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1827195712/02/19862051Interstate Brands Corp.
Employee #1, a mechanic, was repairing the starter on a forklift. He had jacked up the truck with a 4-ton floor jack and was lying under it. The forklift slipped off the jack and fell to the concrete floor, crushing Employee #1's head. He was killed.
Keywords: head, repair, work rules, mechanic, crushed, industrial truck, falling object, jack, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18271957 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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