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Accident: 305113672 - Employee Killed By Fall From Stacked Pallets

Accident: 305113672 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 04/08/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30511367204/10/20023231Ap Technoglass Company
At approximately 10:55 p.m. on April 8, 2002, Employee #1 was climbing steel racks containing pallets of windshields to place hold tags on the pallets. The hold tag was to signal that the pallets needed to be held for defects uncovered during the inspection of the product. The steel racks were 4 ft high each and stacked four high. Employee #1 was placing hold tags on the top two layers of stacked pallets, when she fell approximately 10 ft unto a concrete floor. Employee #1 landed on her left side and struck her head on the floor. The employee was transported by air to Grant Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: head, climbing on column, fall, pallet, tag, concrete, work surface
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305113672 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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