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Accident: 114036.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Falling Pallet Jack

Accident: 114036.015 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 02/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1381903.01502/28/2019Eastern Lift Truck Company
At 10:15 a.m. on February 28, 2019, an employee was repairing a pallet jack that was elevated by way of a 7 ton jack stand. During work, the pallet jack slid from the jack and struck the employee. The employee was crushed and killed. The incident investigation identified that there was no blocking or bracing in place.
Keywords: struck by, falling object, powered industrial vehicle, jack, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1381903.015 61 M Fatality Other Machinery maintenance occupations

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