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Accident: 201121720 - Employee Is Killed When He Fell From Rear Of Forklift

Accident: 201121720 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 07/26/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12552211007/28/19992099Quong Hop And Company
On July 26, 1999, Employee #1 was supervising the movement of a welding machine. The forklift operator had been instructed by Employee #1 to move the welding machine from a loading dock to be set down on the ramp. As the machine was being raised the forklift began to tip forward. Employee #1 hopped onto the forklift to prevent it from tipping. As the forklift began to back up Employee #1 fell head-first to the concrete ramp. Employee #1 died as a result of his head injuries.
Keywords: head, counterbalance, industrial truck, seat belt, fall, fall protection
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125522110 Fatality Other Supervisors, food preparation & service occupation

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