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Accident: 63689.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed Between Two Wooden Crates Dur

Accident: 63689.015 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 06/21/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
982174.01506/23/2014Manko Window Systems, Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on June 21, 2014, an employee was assisting a coworker with unloading eight wooden crates that contained sheets of glass from inside a shipping container. The wood crates weighed approximately 4,000 lbs each and were placed in the container vertically and were secured against the side walls of the container. The employee was struck by a wooden crate that fell over and pinned him between two crates while their coworker was operating a forklift inside the container. The employee was crushed by the weight of the crates.
Keywords: crushing, containerized cargo, material handling, powered industrial vehicle, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 982174.015 31 M Fatality Asphyxia

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