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Accident: 200541738 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Forklift Forks

Accident: 200541738 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 04/25/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31132663104/30/20085399Bickel'S Surplus
On April 25, 2005, Employee #1 was being lifted on forklift forks, while he stood in a plastic tote, so that he could change a light on the outside of the building. Other employees were being used as counterweights by sitting on the sides of the forklift to keep it from tipping. Employee #1 fell approximately twenty feet to the ground, and he was killed.
Keywords: riding on equipment, industrial truck, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311326631 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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