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Accident: 113403.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By 10 Ton Load

Accident: 113403.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 02/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1376728.01502/06/2019Metro Machinery Rigging Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1376751.01502/06/2019General Electric Company
At 2:15 p.m. on February 5, 2019, an employee was guiding a forklift operator to load 10 ton counterweights onto a tractor trailer. During the lifting operation, the employee placed his head between two stacks of counterweights and signaled to the forklift operator to lift the counterweight. As the load was raised, the counterweights shifted, crushing the employee's head. The employee was killed as a result of his injury.
Keywords: tractor trailer, head, loading, powered industrial vehicle, crushed, caught between
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1376728.015 42 M Fatality Other
2 1376751.015 42 M Fatality Other

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