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Accident: 170814263 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Bale

Accident: 170814263 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 04/18/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12587411504/18/20134231Jerich Usa Inc Dba Jerich International
On April 18, 2013, Employee #1, with Jerich Usa Inc. Dba Jerich International, was standing next to stacks of bales of shredded paper and behind a forklift. A coworker was loading a 40 ft shipping container with the bales, using the forklift. The stacks of bales were measured to be 14 ft high, and each bale weighed 1000 pounds. While loading the container, two stacks of bales fell against the forklift, and a bale from another stack struck Employee #1 in the head and killed him.
Keywords: head, warehouse, intermodal container, industrial truck, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125874115 Fatality Concussion Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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