Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 137536.015 - Employee Is Crushed Between Overhead Door And Pit, Later Die
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|1544190.015||07/27/2021||424410||Associated Wholesale Grocers Inc.|
Abstract: At 3:30 p.m. on July 26, 2021, an employee was operating Crown Electric pallet j ack powered industrial truck (PIT) removing pallets, bunkers (large coolers for frozen food goods), and refuse (plastic wrapping/bags) from a box truck. When th e employee exited the box truck with the two rows of pallets, the plastic refuse on top of pallets struck the overhead door causing it to come down and catch th e employee between the door and the pallet jack. Coworkers assisted the employee before he was taken to a local hospital. The employee incurred blunt force trau mas including contusions and fractures to the head and chest and was later decla red brain dead and taken off life support when he died.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||1544190.015||58||M||Fatality||Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.|