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Accident: 201320694 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Cart

Accident: 201320694 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 01/14/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30817036401/25/20058011Pa Heart & Vascular Group

On January 14, 2005, Employee #1 was guiding a flat bed cart filled with boxes of files backwards down a ramp. He went down backwards to prevent the boxes from falling off the cart. Employee #1 lost control of the cart and was crushed between the cart and a concrete column at the bottom of the ramp. The weight of the cart and its load was over 1000 lbs.

Keywords: ramp, overloaded, column, caught between, crushed, cart

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308170364 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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