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Accident: 200921849 - Employee Killed By Toppling Industrial Truck

Accident: 200921849 -- Report ID: 0355123 -- Event Date: 04/14/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30866572804/14/20052221Dan River, Inc. - Gatewood Warehouse
Employee #1, a warehouse worker, was moving a powered industrial "reach" truck with the mast raised. The mast struck an overhead support brace, toppled back onto her, and killed her. The truck was not equipped with a personal restraining device. Operators are in a standing position when operating the trucks.
Keywords: clearance, machine operator, crushed, pit, restraining device, mech mat handling, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308665728 Fatality Other Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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