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Accident: 202220208 - Forklift Truck Operator Dies When Vehicle Tips Over

Accident: 202220208 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 08/09/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30166872908/09/20015093William Goodman & Sons Llc
At approximately 12:43 p.m. on August 9, 2001, an operator of a Toyota 6,000-pound powered industrial truck backed into an unguarded 12-inch-deep conveyor opening (55 inches wide). The rear left tire of the forklift entered the opening at an angle causing the forklift to tip, pinning the operator between the concrete floor and the cage of the forklift. The employee was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead at 12:55 p.m.
Keywords: pinned, struck against, driver, industrial truck, seat belt, conveyor, struck by, concrete, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301668729 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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