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Accident: 14511869 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Two Chassis

Accident: 14511869 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 09/23/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10361120809/23/19863433Earth Stone - Texas Div. Of General Energy Systems
Employee #1 was working on one chassis while a coworker got on a Hester forklift to move another chassis. The forklift's brakes were not working and it struck one chassis, then backed into another, pinning Employee #1 between this chassis and the one he was repairing. He was killed. The forklift had been turned in for brake repair, but the foreman had left the key in the forklift and had not tagged it out.
Keywords: repair, brake, pinned, work rules, lockout, caught between, crushed, industrial truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103611208 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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