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Accident: 201780483 - Employee Struck And Killed By Grating

Accident: 201780483 -- Report ID: 0935000 -- Event Date: 11/02/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10360247011/03/20023731Guam Shipyard
Employee #1 and a coworker were trying to position scrap metal grating over a pallet. The grating was attached to the forks of a forklift with a hook and a manila rope sling and was being lifted. Either the forks fell about four feet to the ground or the sling slipped off the forks while Employee #1 was holding onto the grating. Employee #1 was struck and killed by the grating.
Keywords: grating, industrial truck, struck by, sling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103602470 Fatality Fracture Laborers, except construction

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