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Accident: 55869.015 - Employee Caught Between Fork Lift And Material And Is Killed

Accident: 55869.015 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 12/11/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
952990.01512/20/2013Danco Packaging Supply Company
At 8:00 p.m. on December 11, 2013, an employee was operating a forklift equipped with a clamp attachment to move a roll of paper product. While attempting to s tage the paper in front of a machine, the employee dismounted the Toyota fork li ft truck (s/n 62136). He then walked in front of the forklift to adjust the bale of paper to be picked up by the forklift. The fork lift moved towards the emplo yee pinning his head between the fork lift trucks attachment (roll clamp attachm ent) and the roll of paper. A coworker moved the forklift off of the pinned empl oyee. The employee was transported to the hospital for treatment for his injurie s. The employee died on December 19, 2013 from complication of multiple injurie s, including a broken jaw bone, broken collar bone, and lower back and neck inju ries.
Keywords: back, caught between, collarbone, crushing, neck, powered industrial vehicle, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 952990.015 38 M Fatality Supervisors, material moving equipment operators

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