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Accident: 200571461 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Loading Dock Plate

Accident: 200571461 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 07/26/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31250802107/26/20104222Americold Logistics, Llc
At approximately 3:00 a.m. on July 26, 2010, a maintenance technician was putting back into service a Poweramp VS series Dock Leveler Dock Plate at Cold Storage Warehouse Dock Door 26. For some reason, Employee #1, a lift truck operator, was traveling around the dock plate and released the storage prop, causing the dock plate to fall approximately 42.25 in. The maintenance technician was knocked backwards but uninjured. Employee #1 struck his head on the ground, and his leg was pinned by the dock plate. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: steel plate, head, maintenance, ind trk operator, pinned, struck against, struck by, falling object, loading dock, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312508021 Fatality Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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