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Accident: 201772571 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Load

Accident: 201772571 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 08/24/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30802972708/24/20043612Nwl Transformers
On August 24, 2004, Employee #1, a maintenance supervisor, and coworkers, were moving a 28-ft-long by 12-ft-high gantry crane with one end supported on a 2-ft by 3-ft dolly, and the other end supported by a small forklift. The end of the gantry crane that was supported by the forklift tipped over, causing the other end to tip over, striking Employee #1, and killing him.
Keywords: unsecured, suspended load, gantry crane, industrial truck, struck by, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308029727 Fatality Other Supervisors, mechanics and repairers

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