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Accident: 70205.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Falling Load From Forklift

Accident: 70205.015 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 01/28/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1021918.01501/29/2015Draxler Transport Inc.

At approximately 3:15 p.m. on January 28, 2015, an truck driving employee was pu shing two stacks of materials that slipped off the forks of the forklift back on the forks of the forklift. The forklift operator did not straighten the mast a rm and continued to lift the materials. The materials slid off the forks. The em ployee tried to jump off the trailers bed, however, he fell to the ground. One o f bundles of aluminum metal door frames that was 17 feet in length 16 feet in wi dth and height and weighted approximately 800 pound, landed on his head. The emp loyees' head was crushed and killed.

Keywords: crushed, fall, falling object, powered industrial vehicle, truck driver

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1021918.015 65 M Fatality Transportation ticket and reservation agents

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