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Accident: 201773280 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Forklift

Accident: 201773280 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 09/08/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31226858409/08/20083499Rudco Products Inc.
At approximately 2:30 pm on September 8, 2008, Employee #1 was standing and working on the front end of a newly primed compactor in the paint booth. A coworker was operating a Yale forklift, Model Number LM1400, and heading towards the paint booth. The coworker was not trained or authorized to operate the forklift. The coworker lost control of the forklift, entered the paint booth and struck Employee #1 on the left side. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: industrial truck, struck by, lost control, painter, untrained, motor vehicle, paint booth
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312268584 Fatality Other Painters, construction and maintenance

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