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Accident: 170707541 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Forklift And Rack

Accident: 170707541 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 09/10/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30190921409/10/19975199Genco Reclamation Services
Employee #1 was operating a Crown electric stand-up forklift. While trying to pick up a pallet of merchandise, he backed under a storage rack and became pinned between its lower rail and the forklift's control panel. He was eventually able to move the forklift away, and emergency medical personnel were called. Employee #1 was rushed to the hospital, but died in surgery from crushing injuries to his chest and abdomen.
Keywords: chest, abdomen, ind trk operator, pinned, caught between, crushed, industrial truck, mech mat handling, storage rack, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301909214 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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