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Accident: 201117181 - Employee Is Killed After Run Over By Forklift

Accident: 201117181 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 06/02/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12618204706/03/20041382Pacific Operators Offshore
At approximately 7:30 p.m. on June 2, 2004, an employee of an oil refinery was given the assignment to retrieve some steel in the rear portion of the facility. While driving the forklift down the road to the assignment, the employee observed bananas located in the tree and made a U-turn in order to retrieve the bananas. The employee raised the forks up approximately 10 to 12-ft, climbed up the mast and out onto the forks, where he lost his balance and fell. The forklift did not have the brake set and rolled over the employee. The employee was killed.
Keywords: industrial truck, fall, lost balance, run over, refinery
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126182047 Fatality Asphyxia Laborers, except construction

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