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Accident: 129296.015 - Employee Is Crushed By Falling Steel Plate, Later Dies

Accident: 129296.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 09/04/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1491725.01509/08/2020K & K Surplus, Inc.
At 1:45 p.m. on September 4, 2020, an employee was loading a 4 foot by 8 foot st eel plate, 3/4 inches thick, onto a flatbed truck with a Mitsubishi forklift. Wh en the employee released the plate from a clamp, it fell toward him, knocked him off the truck, and fell on top of him. The employee was transported to the hosp ital, where he later died due to crushing injuries.
Keywords: crushed, falling object, flatbed truck, forklift, loading, steel plate
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1491725.015 53 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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