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Accident: 200020832 - Employee Injured In Fall From Pallet Elevated On Forklift

Accident: 200020832 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 02/23/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30002899002/24/19984226T-Fal Corporation
Employee #1 was standing on a pallet that had been raised by a forklift to a height of 25 ft. He stepped from the pallet onto a loose crossbeam, which then collapsed. Employee #1 fell to the concrete floor and was then struck by the products from the shelves that fell on top of him. He sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: unsecured, work rules, riding on equipment, industrial truck, fall, fall protection, struck by, elevated work plat, falling object, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300028990 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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