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Accident: 128995.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Sack

Accident: 128995.015 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 08/20/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1490007.01508/26/2020Barrow & Prescott, Inc.
At 12:45 p.m. on August 20, 2020, an employee (owner, president) was working alo ne in a storage warehouse repositioning palletized super-sacks using a LPG-power ed Toyota forklift. A second-tier 4 foot by 4 foot by 4 foot 1800 pound super-sa ck of seed fell onto the employee as he stooped down near the sack. The employee 's upper body was crushed by the sack and he was killed.
Keywords: agriculture, crushed, driver, falling object, forklift, grain, industrial truck, palletized cargo, powered industrial vehicle, struck by, torso, tote box, warehouse, warehouse aisle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1490007.015 69 M Fatality Farm workers

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