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Accident: 201024635 - Employee Is Killed By Falling Glass Sheets

Accident: 201024635 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 04/19/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31583018204/19/20137363Volt Information Sciences, Inc
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on April 19, 2013, Employee #1, with Volt Information Sciences, Inc., was disposing a load of glass sheets, with the assistance of two coworkers. The glass, which consisted of seven sheets weighing approximately 100 pounds each, was loaded on one side of a metal A-frame cart. The two coworkers were stationed on either side of the cart to move it, and Employee #1 was steadying the glass sheets. As the cart was being positioned, the glass load, which was not secured, fell forward, crushing and killing Employee #1.
Keywords: broken glass, unsecured, crushed, cart, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315830182 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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