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Accident: 200231447 - Forklift Falls On And Kills Employee

Accident: 200231447 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 11/25/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30643587611/25/20035084Norlift Inc.
Employee #1, a forklift technician, was replacing a hydraulic pump on a forklift and utilized a vehicle jack "solely" to raise and support a 9000-pound forklift. The vehicle jack kicked out causing the 9000-pound forklift to come down on top of Employee #1, crushing his face and chest area. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: chest, crushed, industrial truck, face, falling object, jack, hydraulic pump
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306435876 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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