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Accident: 200674828 - Employee Is Killed After Fall From Pallet

Accident: 200674828 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 04/23/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30729760604/23/20044222Quirch Foods Co.
At approximately 10:45 a.m. on April 23, 2004, an employee was inside the freezer of a cold storage facility. He was searching for merchandize while standing on a pallet that was positioned on the forks of an order picker forklift when the mast of a second powered industrial truck struck the elevated pallet, causing him to fall approximately 10 feet to the ground level. The employee was not wearing a harness while standing on the pallet. The employee was killed.
Keywords: industrial truck, fall, pallet, struck by, freezer compartment
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307297606 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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