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Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities
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Fact Sheet | Occupational Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities Involving Forklifts | June 2019

Percentage of fatal injuries and nonfatal injuries and illnesses involving forklifts by selected events, 2017
EventNonfatalFatal

Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects

7%1%

Struck by falling object or equipment--other than powered vehicle

6%16%

Struck by powered vehicle--nontransport

15%18%

Falls to lower level

6%15%

Nonroadway incidents involving motorized land vehicles

23%27%

Pedestrian vehicular incidents

20%12%

 

Last Modified Date: June 10, 2019