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Accident: 791558 - Employee Injured When Run Over By Forklift

Accident: 791558 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 08/09/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12668540308/09/19952421Rlc Industries Co
At 8:05 p.m. on August 7, 1995, Employee #1 was walking back to her work station through an aisle lined by rows of stacked plywood. A Jitney forklift operator backed out of the stacked plywood and proceeded to back down the aisle while looking over his right shoulder. The backing forklift struck Employee #1 in the back, knocking her to the ground. The left rear wheel of the forklift then ran over her right leg, removing flesh and tissue from her hip to her ankle. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: work rules, back, industrial truck, abrasion, struck by, run over, hip, backing up, inattention, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126685403 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Miscellaneous woodworking machine operators

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