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Accident: 202315909 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Forklift

Accident: 202315909 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 06/02/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11964706306/06/20065031Sierra Lumber & Fence
At approximately 3:45 p.m. on June 2, 2006, Employee #1, a yard supervisor, was directing an empty flatbed tractor-trailer that was backing out of a yard area. He was struck by a Caterpillar forklift (Model Number DP50) that was also backing up. The forklift's left rear rubber tire ran over Employee #1's right heel and lower leg. He was hospitalized for unspecified fractures. The forklift's backup alarm was operable, but the operator failed to ensure that all persons were clear.
Keywords: back-up alarm, fracture, industrial truck, struck by, run over, backing up, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119647063 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, material moving equipment operators

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