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Accident: 201117165 - Forklift Operator Is Crushed And Killed

Accident: 201117165 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 06/17/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12603010506/17/20040181Victoria Nursery Inc.
On June 17, 2004, Employee #1, a forklift operator with Victoria Nursery, Inc., was found by a coworker pinned between a 4-ton forklift (which was still running) and a greenhouse shed. He was crushed and killed. The investigation concluded that maintenance was regularly performed on the forklift. A postincident inspection by the forklift manufacturer (Nissan) showed that it was in operational condition.
Keywords: vehicle in gear, pinned, equipment operator, engine, nursery, crushed, industrial truck, struck by, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126030105 Fatality Asphyxia Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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