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Accident: 200690253 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Two Forklifts

Accident: 200690253 -- Report ID: 0112600 -- Event Date: 09/24/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30050680509/24/19994213A. Duie Pyle, Inc.
At approximately 3:00 a.m., Employee #1 was attaching a strap to a working forklift in an attempt to extricate another forklift that was stuck. The working forklift was in reverse gear and backed rapidly into Employee #1, crushing him against the stuck forklift. He was transported to the hospital, where he died approximately 4 hours later.
Keywords: vehicle in gear, work rules, stuck vehicle, caught between, crushed, industrial truck, mech mat handling, motor vehicle, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300506805 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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