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Accident: 14247027 - Employee Killed When Caught Between Truck And Storage Rack

Accident: 14247027 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 03/06/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1783709703/09/19873714Rockwell International Corporation
Employee #1 entered a storage aisle to get an automotive part from a steel storage rack. He was bending over the rack to get the part at the same time as a sideloader entered the aisle. Employee #1 became caught between the end of the limit and the vertical channel post of the storage rack. He died of internal injuries. The sideloader had been manufactured by the Raymond Corporation, Greene, NY, and was used to store and remove parts from the storage aisle. No warning system had been devised to alert employees of approaching sideloaders nor to alert sideloaders of an employee's presence.
Keywords: work rules, alarm, caught between, crushed, industrial truck, storage rack
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17837097 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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