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Accident: 110958.015 - Employee Is Crushed By Falling Pallet Jack And Is Killed

Accident: 110958.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 11/14/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1360070.01511/14/2018Avalon Transportation Services, Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on November 14, 2018, Employee #1 was loading a pallet jack stacked with empty pallets into a semi-trailer following a food delivery while a coworker worked the lift from the side of the truck. The employee fell backwards, approximately 47 inches to the ground below and was crushed by the pallet jack. The weight of the pallet jack crushed the employee's torso. He was killed.
Keywords: pallet, jack, crushed, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1360070.015 56 M Fatality Other

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