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Accident: 200220143 - Employee Dies After Fall From Industrial Truck Platform

Accident: 200220143 -- Report ID: 0316300 -- Event Date: 09/09/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30019385109/30/20023731Newport News Shipbuilding And Drydock Company

On September 9, 2002, Employee #1 was on the platform of a powered industrial truck order picker when he fell 15 feet, 6 inches to the ground. He suffered a serious head injury and was transported to the hospital. Employee #1 died three weeks later from complications due to his injury.

Keywords: fracture, head, ind trk operator, work rules, fall, fall protection, mech mat handling, elevated work plat, aerial lift

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300193851 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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