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Accident: 14511232 - Employee Killed When Forklift Overturned Onto Him

Accident: 14511232 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 09/15/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
191421709/16/19863536Time Manufacturing Co.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS HELPING DISMANTLE A VO-50 BOOM. HE WAS STANDING ON A PIECE OF METAL WHICH WAS HUNG BY A CHAIN UNDER THE THE BOOM. THE OPERATOR OF THE FORKLIFT WAS TRYING TO WORK THE BOOM LOOSE FROM THE PEDESTAL IT WAS MOUNTED TO. THE VO-5O BOOM SLIPPED OFF THE FORKS OF THE FORKLIFT WHICH WAS SUPPORTING IT, CAUSING EMPLOYEE #1 TO FALL TO THE GROUND. THE FORKLIFT OVERTURNED, STRIKING AND KILLING EMPLOYEE #1 WITH ITS OVERHEAD PROTECTION BAR.
Keywords: abdomen, dismantling, boom, work rules, crushed, industrial truck, fall, falling object, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1914217 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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