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Accident: 109288.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck In Head By Falling Pallet

Accident: 109288.015 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 09/16/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1347418.01509/18/2018Fedex Freight, Inc.
At 9:45 p.m. on September 16, 2018, an employee was opening the rear swinging do ors of an enclosed semi-trailer. As the employee swung the door open, a freight skid that had been standing upright tilted out of the trailer and struck him in the head. The employee was transported to a nearby hospital, where he was admitt ed and died 11 days later.
Keywords: crushed, falling object, head, pallet, struck by, trailer truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1347418.015 63 M Fatality Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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