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Accident: 14500979 - Employee Killed When Struck By Truck Bed Or Falling Metal

Accident: 14500979 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 06/27/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
98929307/02/19845093Trenton Iron & Metal Corp
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on June 27, 1984, Employee #1 was using an old truck bed mounted on a forklift to load scrap metal onto a dump truck. The truck bed was not secured to the forks. With the forks raised, the operator got off the forklift, and while he was either underneath the load or climbing to it, the truck bed tipped off the forks. Employee #1 was struck in the head and body by the truck bed or by a falling bundle of metal scrap. He was killed. There were no witnesses to the accident.
Keywords: loading, head, ind trk operator, unsecured, industrial truck, struck by, falling object, dump truck bed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 989293 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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