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Accident: 46786.015 - Employee Is Struck By Forklift And Is Killed In Fall

Accident: 46786.015 -- Report ID: 0316300 -- Event Date: 06/18/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
913261.01506/19/2013Jc Grimberg Company Inc
At 8:00 a.m. on June 18, 2013, the employee and a coworker were standing above a pit that had an existing guardrail and were evaluating how to remove some framing and ventilation duct materials located in and along the wall of the pit. The employee was struck by a forklift which he had left running and it forced the employee through guardrail where he fell 14 feet into the pit. The employee sustained head and thoracic trauma and was killed.
Keywords: pit, fall, guardrail, struck by
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Alteration or rehabilitation   X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 913261.015 57 M Fatality Other Supervisors, production occupations FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause:
FatCause: Struck by falling object/projectile

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