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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 141688.015 Event: 12/02/2021Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Forklift In Roll Over
At 12:08 p.m. on December 2, 2021, an employee was operating a forklift retrievi ng product from a storage shed. The back left wheel of the forklift dipped into a ditch next to the concrete path causing the forklift to tip over. The employee , who was not wearing a seatbelt, panicked and attempted to jump from the vehicl e, which fell onto him. The employee's torso was crushed under the weight of the forklift, killing him.
Keywords: chest, concrete, crushed, driver, driving, equipment operator, forklift, industrial truck, inexperience, material handling, motor vehicle, powered industrial vehicle, roll-over, seat belt, storage area, struck by, to
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1567219.015 Fatality Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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