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Accident: 58068.015 - Employee Is Struck By Post When Operating An Industrial Vehi

Accident: 58068.015 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 02/18/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
958921.01502/18/2014Bd Medical Surgical Systems
At 9:00 a.m. on February 18, 2014, an employee was operating a Caterpillar power ed industrial truck Model Number EP18KT designated by the company as Number 62 i n the warehouse aisle row Number 15. Stored pallets in the aisle restricted the operating space to 7 feet 5 inches wide. As the employee was leaving the aisle , the employee's head struck a support post for the racking system in the aisle causing blunt force trauma to the head. The employee was killed.
Keywords: head, material handling, powered industrial vehicle, struck by, warehouse
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 958921.015 53 F Fatality Laborers, except construction

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