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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170628606 Event: 12/20/1995Employee Found Injured After Fork Lift Strikes Crash Post
Employee #1 was driving a forklift out of a warehouse when he apparently struck a crash post. He was found on the floor next to the forklift. There were no witnesses to the accident, and Employee #1 had no recollection of it. He returned to work but died on March 23, 1996, from a brain tumor. The tumor had not been diagnosed prior to the accident, but it may have been a contributing factor to it.
Keywords: ind trk operator, struck against, collision, industrial truck, mech mat handling, cancer, brain
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125652099 Hospitalized injury Concussion Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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