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Accident: 111962.015 - Employee Strikes Storage Rack While Falling From Ladder And

Accident: 111962.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 12/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1367229.01512/18/2018Metals Usa Plates And Shapes Southeast, Inc.
At 12:30 a.m. on December 18, 2018, an employee and coworker were loading metal products onto a flatbed trailer. The employee was working from the trailer bed while his coworker was on the ground and he went to leave the trailer by climbin g down the portable metal ladder attached to the rub rail. The employee had cli mbed down 2 or 3 steps and fell from the ladder, striking the metal storage rack alongside the trailer. The employee was transported to the local hospital, whe re he later died from blunt force trauma to his head.
Keywords: fall, head, ladder, storage rack, struck against, trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1367229.015 49 M Fatality Crane Operator

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