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Accident: 130946.015 - Employee Is Killed After Being Crushed By Fallen Steel Rail

Accident: 130946.015 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 11/04/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1501385.01511/04/2020Support Of Excavation, Llc.
At 2:45 p.m. on November 4, 2020, an employee was working alone operating a fork lift removing 3100 pound steel rails from a stack of rails for loading onto a tr uck flatbed. The employee left the forklift after a couple of steel rails fell f rom the edge of the stack and landed next to the wall of the building. While b ending over one of the rails immediately adjacent to the stack a rail fell and c rushed him between two rails. The employee was crushed in his mid-trunk area and killed.
Keywords: abdomen, abrasion, asphyxiated, back, beam, blunt force, blunt force trauma, caught between, contusion, crushed, equipment operator, falling object, flatbed truck, forklift, fracture, industrial truck, liver, loading,
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1501385.015 44 M Fatality Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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