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Accident: 14541791 - Struck By Industrial Truck

Accident: 14541791 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 08/23/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
216741908/23/19855731Circuit City
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS SEATED AT A COMPUTER TERMINAL MOUNTED ON A TABLE. ANOTHER EMPLOYEE ,DRIVING A FORKLIFT, BACKED OUT OF AN ADJACENT AISLE. AS HE ATTEMPTED TO STOP, HIS FOOT SLIPPED AND WEDGED BETWEEN THE BRAKE AND ACCELERATOR PEDAL. THE FORKLIFT, NO LONGER BEING BRAKED AND STILL IN REVERSE GEAR, CONTINUED BACKING UP. THE FORKLIFT STRUCK EMPLOYEE #1, CAUSING INTERNAL INJURIES.
Keywords: back-up alarm, brake, crushed, industrial truck, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2167419 Hospitalized injury Other Material recording, sched'g & distr. clerks n.e.c.

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