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Accident: 137079.015 - Employee Is Killed When Head Hits Shelving

Accident: 137079.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 07/09/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
At 6:00 p.m. on July 9, 2021, an employee was working at the Pro Desk of a hardw are store when he left the desk to retrieve an item using his knee-rover. The em ployee was moving down the back aisle by the doors when he lost control of the k nee-rover and hit his head on the vertical beam of a shelving unit. Upon contac t with the beam, the employee fell and hit his head again on the concrete floor. The employee died due to head trauma.
Keywords: beam, blunt force trauma, concrete, contact, head, lost control, picking an order, storage rack, warehouse, warehouse aisle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1541242.015 64 M Fatality Sales workers, hardware and building supplies

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