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Accident: 122740.015 - Employee Is Crushed When Struck By Falling Container Of Suga

Accident: 122740.015 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 12/23/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1452719.01512/23/2019Sweet Specialty Solutions, Llc
At 10:15 a.m. on December 23, 2019, an employee was operating a forklift in reverse between two single rows of ten tiers when he struck the stacked bulk sugar containers and one started to leak. The employee attempted to patch the container and went to collect some more material. When he returned and began to apply his patch, the higher container that was supported by the lower fell and struck the employee, crushing and killing him.
Keywords: struck by, suffocated, forklift, falling object, powered industrial vehicle, crushed, warehouse
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1452719.015 30 M Fatality Asphyxia

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