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Accident: 14447841 - Employee Struck By Panel While Handling Materials

Accident: 14447841 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 04/26/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1492347804/26/19841796B & S Rigging & Erection Inc
A forklift approached a loaded pallet of timbers being used to guard a free-standing press side panel component of a 600-ton punch press under assembly. The 63-inch-long forks passed under the 48-inch pallet load and made contact with the 11,000-lb. press side panel. The top-heavy side panel was upset, causing it to fall and strike employee #1. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: panel, industrial truck, mech mat handling, pallet, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14923478 Hospitalized injury Fracture Precision assemblers, metal

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