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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200670206 - Employee Killed In Fall From Forklift While Handling Boxes

Accident: 200670206 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 07/01/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11651314407/09/19965712Home Mart Furniture
Employee #1 and two coworkers were using a forklift to place boxes on the top shelf in a warehouse. One coworker was operating the machine while Employee #1 and the other coworker each positioned themselves on a fork with the boxes between them. They were then raised to the shelf. Employee #1 made his way along the fork to handle one end of the boxes. He had just reached the end of the fork when he lost his balance and fell to the floor. He was killed.
Keywords: warehouse, work rules, riding on equipment, industrial truck, fall, fall protection, mech mat handling, lost balance, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116513144 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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