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Accident: 201484268 - Employee Sustained Injuries When Caught In Forklift

Accident: 201484268 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 12/13/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12584369801/31/20013085Reid Plastics
On December 13, 2000, Employee #1 was driving a forklift in the warehouse, transporting material to the loading dock. A box on the bundle load began to slide off. Employee #1 stepped up on the dash and placed his body between the frame and the mast to put the box in its place. Employee #1's foot accidentally slipped and hit a tilt lever. The unit tilted up and crushed Employees #1's body. Employee #1 was hospitalized with internal injuries.
Keywords: fracture, warehouse, control lever, slip, struck against, caught between, crushed, industrial truck, loading dock, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125843698 Hospitalized injury Fracture Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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