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Accident: 927806 - Employee Dies When Run Over By Forklift

Accident: 927806 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 03/29/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10967282403/30/19951541Custom Erectors Division Of Bigbee Steel Bldg. Inc
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on March 29, 1995, an operator of a rough terrain forklift truck instructed a coworker to ride along and direct him to the next load of sheet metal. After securing the load, the operator and the coworker were en route to deliver the sheet metal. Employee #1 approached the moving fork truck on the opposite side from where the coworker was riding. Employee #1 tried to get the operator's attention. He then tried to access the step in order to hop onto the fork truck. Either Employee #1 missed the step or his foot slipped off the step. He fell and was pulled under the back wheel of the fork truck. The truck ran over his entire body. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: construction, riding on equipment, industrial truck, fall, run over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109672824 Fatality Other Structural metal workers

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