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Accident: 121426.015 - Employee Is Killed While Unloading Tractor Trailer

Accident: 121426.015 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 11/05/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1442919.01511/05/2019Sams, Inc
At 11:00 a.m. on November 5, 2019, an employee was working for a firm that moved used household and office goods. He was unloading a tractor trailer. A group of eleven pieces of plywood weighing approximately 365 kilograms (800 pounds) was held in place by a strap. When the employee loosened that strap, the plywood fel l on him, pushing him back. He was struck in his head and torso. He was killed.
Keywords: falling object, head, struck by, torso, tractor trailer, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1442919.015 47 M Fatality Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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