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Accident: 48546.015 - Employee Falls From Mechanical Picker And Is Killed

Accident: 48546.015 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 07/05/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
920395.01507/16/2013Keystone Automotive Industries, Inc.

At 9:00 a.m. on July 5, 2013, an employee was working from a Model EASi-OPC30TT Sr # EASi-05-AE35583 Raymond order picker with a coworker to lower a shelf. A y ellow cart measuring approximately 3 feet wide by 6 feet long was resting on the forks and attached to the rear of the order picker. Employee #1 was wearing a h arness with a 69 inch lanyard attached to the D ring of the harness, but was not attached to the anchor point of the order picker. The employee and a coworker removed all of the shelf parts and the employee fell off the back of the yellow cart before it was lowered. The employee fell approximately 8 by 10 feet before striking the concrete floor. The employee was killed from blunt force trauma.

Keywords: concrete slab, elevated work platform, fall, head, powered industrial vehicle

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 920395.015 35 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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