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Accident: 127232.015 - Employee Dies After Being Struck By Falling Lumber

Accident: 127232.015 -- Report ID: 0855610 -- Event Date: 06/22/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1480185.01506/23/2020Evergreen Wood Products Inc
At 2:30 p.m. on June 22, 2020, an employee was working for a building material d ealer. He was walking up to a forklift that was in operation. The mast of the fo rklift came into contact with some lumber in a rack above the forklift. The rack was 4.9 meters (16 feet) above the floor. The lumber was 140 millimeters by 140 millimeters (6 inches by 6 inches) square by 3.66 meters (12 feet) long. The lu mber was jarred, and two pieces fell. The falling lumber struck the employee in the head. He was hospitalized, and he later died of his injuries.
Keywords: falling object, forklift, head, ind trk operator, industrial truck, lumber, powered industrial vehicle, storage rack, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1480185.015 61 M Fatality Driver-sales workers

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