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Accident: 85701.015 - Forklift Operator Is Killed After Becoming Entrapped In Fork

Accident: 85701.015 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 03/17/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1133246.01503/17/2016R&L Carriers Shared Services, Llc
At 5:30 a.m. on March 17, 2016, an employee driving a forklift with a load of boxes stood up and leaned forward to read the manifest on the boxes on the pallet. The employee was killed when the forks unexpectedly lowered onto his neck.
Keywords: caught in, riding on equipment, crushing, machine guarding, powered industrial vehicle, personnel cage
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1133246.015 20 M Fatality Dislocation Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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