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Accident: 200672335 - Employee Killed When Forklift Overturns

Accident: 200672335 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 11/16/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30188995211/17/19993271American Pavers Manufacturing Inc.
Employee #1 was working at a brick manufacturing facility when he hitched a ride on a Toyota forklift, model #GFGU25, driven by a coworker. The operator was exiting the outdoor brick storage area when he swerved to the right to avoid another vehicle. The forklift tipped over onto the side where Employee #1 was riding. He sustained internal injuries, from which he died. The forklift was not designed to carry passengers, only the operator.
Keywords: work rules, riding on equipment, crushed, industrial truck, mech mat handling, sharp turn, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301889952 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Laborers, except construction

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