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Accident: 170341218 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Overturned Forklift

Accident: 170341218 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 09/23/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1822786809/23/19924231Direct Transit Inc
At approximately 4:15 p.m. on September 23, 1992, Employee #1, age 17, was apparently riding on the side of a forklift being operated by a coworker. Employee #1 was crushed between the forklift and the ground when the forklift tipped over onto its right side. He was transported to Community Medical Center in Scranton, where he was pronounced dead at approximately 7:00 p.m.
Keywords: chest, work rules, riding on equipment, crushed, industrial truck, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18227868 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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