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Accident: 711283 - Employee'S Hip Fractured When Struck By Forklift

Accident: 711283 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 11/08/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12476165111/08/19955148Southern Oregon Sales Inc
A forklift was picking up the last palletized load to be placed on a flatbed truck. Employee #1 was standing about 8 ft away from the truck bed throwing a rope over the load. As the load was being lifted, the forklift driver started rolling backwards and turning to line up on the truck when he heard Employee #1 yell. Employee #1 had been knocked to the ground by the forklift. He suffered a fractured hip.
Keywords: loading, fracture, work rules, industrial truck, elderly, struck by, hip, backing up, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124761651 Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, light

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