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Accident: 69660.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Storage Container

Accident: 69660.015 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 12/11/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1013434.01512/11/2014Pods Enterprises, Inc.
At 3:30 p.m. on December 11, 2014, Employee #1, a truck driver, was helping load a 10,000 pound PODS storage container onto a flatbed truck. A forklift was being used to place the storage container onto the truck. One of the tie-down straps became stuck, so Employee #1 was trying to free it when the storage container slipped off of the forks, striking and killing him.
Keywords: struck by, falling object, industrial truck, flatbed truck, containerized cargo, truck driver, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1013434.015 38 F Fatality Other Truck Driver: Heavy/Tractor-Trailer

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