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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202560983 - Warehouse Worker Dies When Forklift Backs Off Dock

Accident: 202560983 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 07/06/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31469854907/07/20104222The Uni-Kool Partners
On July 6, 2010, a 61-yr-old fork lift operator backed his machine, loaded with two pallets of fresh melons, up a warehouse ramp toward the loading dock. The operator miscalculated the distance and plunged to the next level. He suffered a broken neck. A few hours later, he died in the hospital from his injury. At the time of the accident, he was NOT wearing a seat belt.
Keywords: fracture, loading ramp, industrial truck, seat belt, fall, neck, pallet, loading dock, poor visibility, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314698549 Fatality Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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