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Accident: 201340437 - Employee Run Over And Killed By A Forklift

Accident: 201340437 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 11/16/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30101503811/16/19982869High Plains Corporation
Employee #1 was transporting empty wooden pallets from the separating area to a storage area during pre-dawn hours in a fairly lighted area with photosensitive street lights, under foggy conditions. Employee #1 was found pinned under the forklift roll cage over his collarbone-neck area. He was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead. There were no witnesses to this accident. The road was concrete and blacktop surfaced in good condition, with a slight slope. Forklift was a Hyster 2000-lb with three pneumatic tires, two front drive wheels and one rear for steering.
Keywords: fracture, pinned, collarbone, industrial truck, neck, pallet, run over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301015038 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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