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Accident: 170699979 - Employee Suffers Multiple Fractures From Falling Forklift

Accident: 170699979 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 08/19/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11209863712/15/19923537Lloyd'S Equipment
At approximately 1:40 p.m. on August 19, 1992, Employee #1, of Lloyd's Equipment Company, was removing a piston while under a Komatsu forklift, model #TG15. The rear axle of the forklift had been jacked and placed on wooden blocks. The jack was removed and, a short time later, the forklift fell on Employee #1, who was hospitalized with three fractured ribs, a punctured lung, a concussion, a hematoma, double vision, a fractured skull, and a fractured jaw.
Keywords: fracture, maintenance, unsecured, blocks, work rules, industrial truck, skull, struck by, concussion, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112098637 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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