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Accident: 14489637 - One Killed, One Injured By Falling Metal Storage Baskets

Accident: 14489637 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 03/27/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
17149603/27/19843089Fisher Body Div
At approximately 12:50 p.m. on March 27, 1984, Employees #1 and #2 were walking west down the main aisle just north of the 800 line. In an area adjacent to and north of the main aisle, a coworker was using a 3,700 capacity Yale fork truck, company #4F90, to position metal storage baskets for an upcoming inventory. Some of the storage baskets fell, striking Employees #1 and #2. Employee #1 suffered a fractured neck and was killed. Employee #2 suffered a fractured hip and abdominal injuries, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, work rules, neck, struck by, falling object, hip, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 171496 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported
2 171496 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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