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Accident: 200610244 - Employee Killed When Pinned By Runaway Forklift

Accident: 200610244 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 06/22/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30044658006/23/19983443Fwm, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30044659806/23/19984213Guy Heavenar Inc.
At approximately 4:45 p.m. on June 22, 1998, a foreman with FWM, Inc., parked a Clark forklift on a slight incline, dismounted, and entered the establishment. At about 4:55 p.m., the forklift rolled down the incline and its mast pinned Employee #1, a tractor trailer operator for Guy Heavenar, Inc., of Allentown, PA, against the side of a 40 ft long flatbed trailer connected to a tractor. He was killed.
Keywords: brake, industrial truck, mech mat handling, unmanned, truck driver, pinned, caught between, slope
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300446580 Occupation Not Listed
2 300446598 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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