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Accident: 14525836 - Struck By Falling Cases Of Plastic Sheets

Accident: 14525836 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 10/01/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
120565710/02/19845169Alco Plastics Inc
THE ACCIDENT OCCURED DURING THE UNLOADING OF 27 CASES OF PLASTIC SHEETS FROM THE NOSE OF A DELIVERY TRAILER. THE TRAILER DRIVER AND TWO OF THE RECEIVING COMPANY'S EMPLOYEES WERE DOING THE UNLOADING. THE CASES WERE DIVIDED INTO TWO LOTS OF 12 AND 15 CASES AND STACKED ON END AT EACH SIDE OF THE TRAILER. THERE WAS ABOUT 3 FEET BETWEEN THE LOTS. DURING SHIPMENT, LOT #1, ON THE LEFT, FELL OVER, LEANING ON LOT #2. AT THE DELIVERY DESTINATION THE DRIVER RIGHTED LOT #1. WITH ONE OF THE COMPANYS EMPLOYEES, HE STARTED TO UNLOAD THE CASES, ONE AT A TIME, WHILE THE OTHER EMPLOYEE MANUALLY STEADIED THE LOT. AFTER 3 CASES OF LOT #1 WAS UNLOADED, THE REMAINING 9 CASES OF THAT LOT FELL ON EMPLOYEE #1. HIS CHEST WAS CRUSHED AGAINST LOT #2.
Keywords: chest, crushed, manual mat handling, struck by, trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1205657 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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