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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14529424 - Employee Dies After Falling From Stock Picker Lift

Accident: 14529424 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 12/29/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10877983601/03/19945731Circuit City Stores, Inc.

Employee #1 was restocking a warehouse shelf with a color television, using a stock picker lift. He fell approximately 8 feet from the picker to the cement floor. The employee suffered severe head trauma and died in the hospital two days after the accident. The employee was wearing a body belt, but the belt was not attached to the static line device on the stock picker. Also, the guardrails on the picker's work platform were removed.

Keywords: guardrail, work rules, safety belt, industrial truck, fall, tie-off

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108779836 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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