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Accident: 201392420 - Employee Falls And Strikes Head, Later Dies

Accident: 201392420 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 05/01/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31207816507/19/20113341Autocatalyst Recycling Inc

On May 1, 2011, Employee #1 was preparing a dust collection unit that was to be moved. Employee #1 climbed 6 feet, 7 inches to the top of the unit, without fall protection, to adjust lifting straps attached to the unit and powered industrial truck. He was standing on the flat surface near the edge, when he fell forward to the concrete floor and struck his head. On May 9, 2011, Employee #1 died, as a result of his injuries. The accident was not reported until July 19, 2011.

Keywords: head, dust collector, industrial truck, fall, fall protection

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312078165 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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