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Accident: 200640985 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Falling Overhead Door

Accident: 200640985 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 10/22/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30238100912/29/19982013Cj Nutracon, Inc
Employee #1 and coworkers were trying to free a 1,400 lb overhead door that had become stuck. He used a forklift to raise the two coworkers to the door motor and controls and then dismounted to watch from the floor. Employee #1 was standing directly under the door when it broke free and dropped. He was crushed under the heavy door, and was killed. The door had not been blocked or braced.
Keywords: chock, repair, unsecured, blocks, stuck, work rules, struck by, bracing, falling object, door
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302381009 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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