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Accident: 82398.015 - Employee Dies After Being Run Over By Forklift

Accident: 82398.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 01/19/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1118935.01501/20/2016Rod Bowers Construction, Inc.
At 9:00 a.m. on January 19, 2016, Employee #1 was working on the roof and he des cended on the roof and went to the rear back tire of a Caterpillar TH360B teleha ndler forklift, to relieve himself. The forklift operator had disembarked to mak e minor adjustments on the forklift. After the operator made the adjustments, he returned to the forklift and put it in gear. The operator did not see Employee #1 at the rear back tire and ran over him. The employee was taken to a nearby ho spital but died.
Keywords: crushed, obstructed view, powered industrial vehicle, roof, run over, struck by, tire
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 1 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1118935.015 53 M Fatality Welders and cutters FallDist:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Open Web Steel Joists-Bolting-Up

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