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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 131875.015 Event: 12/18/2020Employee Is Killed While Operating Forklift
At 4:30 p.m. on December 18, 2020, an employee was operating a forklift and had just dropped off his load when he struck the base of a column. Upon impact with the column, the forklift tipped over and the employee became pinned between the overhead top mast of the forklift and the ground. The employee was killed.
Keywords: board, column, crushed, forklift, industrial truck, loading, lumber, lumber stack, material handling, pinned, powered industrial vehicle, steel column, wood board
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1507518.015 Fatality Machine operators, not specified

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