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Accident: 200262996 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Elevated Work Platform

Accident: 200262996 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 10/16/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31035566410/16/20064222Tyson Foods, Inc. Dba Tyson Valley Distribution Cn
On October 16, 2006, Employee #1 was working at the refrigerated warehousing and storage facility of a poultry processor. He was working from a cage attached to a Nissan forklift, with Serial Number 9C2206, when he fell from an height of approximately 28 to 30 feet. A witness to the accident stated that he saw Employee #1 come up over the side of the cage and that he heard a loud noise prior to the fall. Employee #1 sustained a head concussion. He was taken by Pope County emergency medical services to St. Mary's Hospital, where he died later that evening.
Keywords: head, warehouse, industrial truck, fall, concussion, refrigerator, elevated work plat
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310355664 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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