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Accident: 201562238 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Pallet Rack

Accident: 201562238 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 02/01/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31240722402/02/20095085Mcjunkin Red Man Corp
Employee #1 and Coworker #1 were standing on a pallet rack trying to get an overhead garage door to close. They were approximately 8 feet off the ground and were using valve wrenches to hammer on the bottom part of the garage door to jar it loose. The garage door dropped a few inches, causing Employee #1 to lose his balance and fall off the rack to the concrete floor below. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: head, fall, walk-behind forklift, elevated work plat, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312407224 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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