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Accident: 200612182 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Forklift

Accident: 200612182 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 05/26/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30955167905/24/20061711Mountain Air Systems, Inc.
On May 26, 2006, Employee #1 was on the second floor and was removing materials from a box that was elevated on a forklift. The box was not secured to the forklift. Employee #1 crawled into the box to remove the materials, and caused the box to shift. He was injured when he and the box fell approximately 13 ft to the concrete below. He was hospitalized for unspecified fractures.
Keywords: fracture, work rules, industrial truck, fall, falling object, unstable load
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 4 40
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309551679 Hospitalized injury Fracture Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters FallDist:
FallHt:3
Cause: Installing plumbing, lighting fixtures
FatCause: Fall from vehicle (vehicle/construction equipment)

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