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Accident: 170725154 - Employee Is Killed When He Falls And Strikes His Head

Accident: 170725154 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 10/29/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12574120711/07/20015211Home Depot
On October 29, 2001, Employee #1, a laborer, was working at a building material and home improvement store. Employee #1 and a forklift operator were cleaning the back lot. They were moving a metal display case with the forklift and the display case shifted and fell forward. Employee #1 moved backwards and tripped over a large piece of lumber. He fell and suffered a serious head injury which resulted in his death seventeen days later.
Keywords: fracture, head, cleaning, trip rod, industrial truck, fall, concussion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125741207 Fatality Fracture Sales support occupations, n.e.c.

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