Fatal occupational injuries associated with forklifts, United States, 1980-1994.

@article{Collins1999FatalOI,
  title={Fatal occupational injuries associated with forklifts, United States, 1980-1994.},
  author={James W Collins and Deborah D Landen and S M Kisner and John J Johnston and Soo F Chin and Rachael Kennedy},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={504-12}
}
BACKGROUND This paper describes deaths of American workers involving forklifts during the 15-year period from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1994. METHODS Death certificate data were obtained from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health's (NIOSH's) National Traumatic Occupational Fatality (NTOF) surveillance system. The narrative fields on the death certificate were searched for keywords indicating that a powered industrial vehicle (PIV) or forklift was involved in the… CONTINUE READING

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