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Accident: 170199335 - Employee'S Leg Injured When Crushed Under Forklift

Accident: 170199335 -- Report ID: 0950626 -- Event Date: 02/01/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11194545705/17/19911381Cleveland Drilling
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on February 1, 1991, Employee #1 was driving a Case 580 forklift truck at an oil well drilling site. As he attempted a turn near an embankment, the steering failed and the forklift went over the small bank. The lift overturned, catching Employee #1's leg under the fender. He suffered a crushed left foot and thigh and a severed artery. He was admitted to Memorial Hospital for surgery.
Keywords: embankment, ind trk operator, oil well drilling, equipment failure, crushed, industrial truck, artery, leg, overturn, steering
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111945457 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, extractive occupations

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