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Accident: 711788 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Falling Forklift

Accident: 711788 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 11/28/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10528008511/28/19895084Yale Material Handling - Northwest Inc
Employee #1 was doing maintenance work on a Clark C40B forklift. He was lying on the ground with his head and arms underneath the lift, which was supported at the rear by a hydraulic jack. Employee #1 was killed when the forklift fell, crushing his head. The lift was not blocked to prevent it from falling off the jack.
Keywords: head, hydraulic lift, maintenance, unsecured, work rules, crushed, industrial truck, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105280085 Fatality Fracture Industrial machinery repairers

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