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Accident: 201573508 - Employee Dies After Being Crushed By Forklift

Accident: 201573508 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 05/14/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31190369405/14/20085147Harvest Meat Company,Inc.
On May 14, 2008, Employee #1 was operating a Caterpillar Stand Up forklift, Model Number NRR45, Serial Number 2GL0087. He was entering a refrigerator when another forklift was leaving the refrigerator. Employee #1 was injured when he jumped off his forklift to avoid the collision, and was pinned and crushed between the wall and his stand up forklift. He was hospitalized and had three surgeries for treatment of his injuries, until his death on May 23, 2008.
Keywords: stand-up operator, pinned, struck against, collision, crushed, industrial truck, refrigerator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311903694 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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