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Accident: 821892 - Employee Injured In Fall From Lift Truck

Accident: 821892 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 06/10/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1885993406/25/19871751U. S. Builders Of L. A. Inc.
Employee #1 was standing on five sheets of 1/2 in. thick by 4 ft by 8 ft plywood that had been stacked on the lifting forks of a Pettibone lift truck. The lift truck was moving toward the building to place the plywood on a fireplace chimney. The lift truck began to lean to the left as if to turn over and Employee #1 decided to jump off. He fell 10 ft, striking the fuel tank and landing on the dirt ground. Employee #1was hospitalized.
Keywords: work rules, struck against, construction, riding on equipment, industrial truck, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18859934 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Carpenters

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