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Accident: 26555.015 - Employee Is Struck By Forklift And Later Dies From Head Inju

Accident: 26555.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 08/29/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
At approximately 1:45 a.m. on August 29, 2012, Employee #1 was painting catalyst containers and stepped out from between two catalyst containers. As he walked o ut, a coworker, who was backing up a forklift, but not looking in the direction he was moving, struck Employee #1. Employee #1 fell and hit the floor sustaining head trauma and a left ankle fracture. The blunt force impact to his head cause d subdural hematoma and left temporal brain contusion. Employee #1 was transport ed to a medical center, where he later died from his head injuries.
Keywords: ankle, backing up, fracture, head, painter, powered industrial vehicle, struck against, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 498639.015 61 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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