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Accident: 200900298 - Employee Killed When Impaled By Forklift Tine

Accident: 200900298 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 10/07/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10913649910/08/19972421Langdale Forest Products Company
On the morning of October 7, 1997, a Taylor forklift collided with a 1-ton Ford flatbed pickup when neither driver sufficiently stopped and/or yielded the right of way. The forklift's right tine punctured the pickup's right-side door, where Employee #1 was sitting in the passenger's seat. He was impaled by the tine, sustaining multiple lacerations. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: ind trk operator, impaled, work rules, collision, industrial truck, laceration, struck by, pickup truck, puncture, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109136499 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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