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Accident: 201450012 - Employee Paralyzed When Forklift Overturns On Him

Accident: 201450012 -- Report ID: 0418500 -- Event Date: 12/31/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1811549301/09/19964491Winyah Stevedoring, Inc.
Employee #1 was using a Toyota forklift, model #02-5FD25, to transport coils of wire cable from a warehouse to an outside storage area at a marine terminal. He was making a right-hand turn when the forklift overturned. Employee #1 became trapped under the lift's body and cage and sustained injuries that resulted in paralysis from the neck down.
Keywords: longshoring, paralysis, ind trk operator, caught by, industrial truck, mech mat handling, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18115493 Hospitalized injury Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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