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Accident: 170727234 - Employee Injured When Pinned By Lift Truck

Accident: 170727234 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 09/23/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11210545710/09/19925211Yardbirds
Employee #1 was operating a stand-up lift truck. He turned it to avoid a pallet on the floor and the overhead guard struck the first level platform of a storage rack. Employee #1 panicked and attempted to reverse the direction of the lift truck, but before he was able to do so it struck the storage rack upright, causing the bolts on the adjacent platform support to shear off. The platform support popped out, pinning Employee #1 against the console of the lift truck. His back was pushed into the console so hard that it broke off the operating key. Employee #1 was hospitalized with injuries to his back.
Keywords: platform, stand-up operator, pinned, struck against, back, caught between, collision, industrial truck, storage rack, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112105457 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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