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Accident: 202311775 - Employee Killed By Falling Utility Cabinet

Accident: 202311775 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 04/28/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12555656304/28/19999512San Jose Conservation Corps & Charter School
Employee #1 was helping a driver to backup a truck in loading area. He was working for another company. When Employee #1 attempted to reposition a utility cabinet near the edge of the loading dock, he pushed the cabinet and lost control of equipment. He stooped down to locked casters, but equipment did not have brakes. The cabinet rolled and tipped over of the loading dock and struck Employee #1, pinning him underneath the cabinet. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: brake, caster, pinned, truck, falling object, loading dock, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125556563 Fatality Fracture Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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