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Accident: 14555627 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Forklift Tines

Accident: 14555627 -- Report ID: 0931400 -- Event Date: 02/01/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10705268002/03/19893325Universal Cast Iron Manufacturing Co.
Employee #1 was operating a Clark forklift, serial #228167, when the forks became stuck. He used a crowbar to remove a piece of coke from the chain, causing a bolt to break off the upright cross shaft. The forks fell on Employee #1's head, killing him.
Keywords: head, ind trk operator, work rules, jammed, industrial truck, bolt, struck by, falling object, pry bar
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107052680 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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