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Accident: 977447 - Employee Killed When Crushed Beneath Industrial Truck

Accident: 977447 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 04/21/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
322151204/22/19872711The Daily News Journal
Employee #1 was driving a tow-motor with a paper-roll clamp attachment instead of forks. While driving in reverse, he turned while the paper-clamp was in the UP position, causing the tow-motor to overturn onto its left side. Employee #1 tried to jump clear but was crushed and killed beneath the mast and the clamp.
Keywords: ind trk operator, work rules, crushed, industrial truck, backing up, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3221512 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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