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Accident: 201501129 - Employee Injured When Pinned Between Mast And Cage

Accident: 201501129 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 03/03/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
On March 3, 1999, Employee #1 was pinned between the mast uprights and the cage of a forklift when he was lubricating the channels of the mast uprights. The employee accidentally hit the mast's tilt control lever with his foot, causing the mast to return from its tilted position to a vertical position. Employee #1 did not turn off the forklift before he started to work on it. The employee was hospitalized with a fractured hip.
Keywords: fracture, pinned, work rules, control lever, mechanic, industrial truck, hip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125626333 Hospitalized injury Fracture Industrial machinery repairers

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