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Accident: 121419.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Roll Of Coiled Steel Wire

Accident: 121419.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 11/01/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1442899.01511/01/2019Shinsho American Corporation
At 3:30 p.m. on November 1, 2019, an employee was working for a firm that distributed bearing steel products and carbon and alloy steel products for hand tools and other applications. She was operating a forklift in a warehouse. She was removing wrapping materials in preparation of placing a roll of coiled steel wire on a top hat tilt table. She got off the forklift to perform some unknown task, when a steel coil weighing 1,890 kilograms (4,170 pounds) fell onto her. She sustained injuries to her back as well as internal trauma and asphyxiation. She was killed.
Keywords: struck by, warehouse, back, ind trk operator, industrial truck, falling object, traumatic, steel, asphyxiated
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1442899.015 31 F Fatality Asphyxia Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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