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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202468419 - Employee Is Crushed By Falling Forklift

Accident: 202468419 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 01/19/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31243541501/19/20102033H.J. Heinz Company, L.P.
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on January 19, 2010, Employee #1 was operating a Kalmar industrial vehicle, Model Number C50BX PS, Serial Number 583656A, for the HJ Heinz Company. He was loading a 48-ft shuttle trailer, which was at Dock Door Number 9 in the south dock area. Employee #1 was driving into the shuttle trailer, when the shuttle driver pulled away from the dock, which caused the industrial vehicle and Employee #1 to fall off the dock. Employee #1 fell out of the industrial vehicle and onto the concrete ground, and the industrial vehicle fell on top of him. Employee #1 was killed. The shuttle trailer was not adequately blocked, and Employee #1 was not wearing his seatbelt.
Keywords: chock, crushed, industrial truck, seat belt, fall, struck by, trailer, falling object, loading dock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312435415 Fatality Other Machine operators, not specified

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