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Accident: 201271970 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Object

Accident: 201271970 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 08/19/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30784938008/20/20043441North Alabama Fabricating Company, Inc.
On August 19, 2004, Employee #1 was moving a fabricated panel with dimensions of 14 ft long by 9 ft high. He was using a dog type clamp to secure the object to the motorized lift. He lifted the panel with the aid of a device and then sat the panel on its edge. As he attempted to rotate the panel over, the panel became loose and struck him. Emergency medical personnel were summoned. Employee #1 died at the scene from the traumatic injuries sustained in the accident.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, panel, struck by, falling object, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307849380 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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