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Accident: 202466504 - Employee Is Injured When Run Over By Forklift

Accident: 202466504 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 04/12/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31020133005/07/20080161Talley Farms Inc.
On April 12, 2008, Employee #1, an employee of Talley Farms, and two coworkers were picking up sandbags along the roadside and loading them on a forklift driven by the foreman. Employee #1 and the two coworkers were riding on the forklift's pallet, and an unspecified number of sandbags fell off the forklift. Employee #1 fell off at the same time and was run over by the forklift. Employee #1 was hospitalized for unspecified injuries. Upon further investigation, it was determined Employee #1 and the two coworkers were trained in forklift safety. The employer was cited for one general violation.
Keywords: unsecured, agriculture, work rules, load shift, riding on equipment, industrial truck, fall, pallet, run over, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310201330 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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