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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14565386 - Struck By Overturning Cake Rack

Accident: 14565386 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 06/30/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1462754107/09/19842051Itt Continental Baking Co
ON JUNE 30, 1984, AT APPROXIMATELY 12:05 AM, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS UNLOADING OR TRANSFERING A CAKE RACK FULL OF BAKE PRODUCTS FROM ONE TRAILER TO ANOTHER. THE TRAILERS WERE PARKED PARALLEL TO EACH OTHER, WITH A DOCKBOARD OR PLATFORM, APPROXIMATELY 48" IN LENGTH AND 32" WIDE, BETWEEN THEM. THE CAKE RACK WAS EQUIPPED WITH CASTER WHEELS. IT MEASURED APPROXIMATELY 87" HIGH, 32" WIDE, AND WEIGHED APPROXIMATELY 1,100 POUNDS WHEN FULLY LOADED. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS WORKING ALONE, PUSHING OR PULLING A FULLY LOADED RACK OVER THE DOCKBOARD. THE DOCKBOARD EITHER COLLAPSED OR BECAME DISPLACED, CAUSING THE EMPLOYEE AND THE RACK TO FALL. THE RACK STRUCK EMPLOYEE #1, PINNING HIS HEAD AGAINST THE TRAILER.
Keywords: head, bakery rack, struck by, trailer, loading dock, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14627541 Fatality Fracture Truck drivers, heavy

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