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Accident: 128216.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall While Unloading Drywall Box

Accident: 128216.015 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 07/31/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1486237.01507/31/2020Platinium Construction Corp
At 7:55 a.m. on July 31, 2020, an employee was unloading a drywall box sitting o n the elevated forks of a rough terrain forklift. At some point, the box and the employee fell twenty-three feet from the forks with the box landing on top of t he employee. The employee was killed by unspecified blunt force trauma injuries.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, fall, fall protection, falling object, forklift, forks, lost balance, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition   3 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1486237.015 32 M Fatality Drywall installers FallDist: 23
Cause: Installing interior walls, ceilings, doors

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