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Accident: 14515779 - Employee Caught Between Front End Loader & Forklift

Accident: 14515779 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 08/06/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
123259408/06/19843271Hernando Block Co Inc
A FRONT END LOADER WAS BEING USED TO PULL A FORKLIFT OUT OF SOME MUD. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS RELEASING A CHAIN. HE TOLD THE FORKLIFT OPERATOR TO DRIVE FORWARD. THE FORKLIFT OPERATOR WAS INEXPERIENCED AND UNTRAINED, AND THE NIGHT WAS DARK. HE MISTAKENLY PUT THE FORKLIFT IN REVERSE GEAR. UPON BACKING UP, HE CAUGHT EMPLOYEE #1 BETWEEN THE TWO MACHINES, FRACTURING HIS HIP AND PELVIS.
Keywords: fracture, front end loader, crushed, industrial truck, inexperience, pelvis, untrained, hip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1232594 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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