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Accident: 86769.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By A 1,000 Pound Bale Of Cardb

Accident: 86769.015 -- Report ID: 0215300 -- Event Date: 07/11/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1162280.01507/12/2016Island Stevedoring Inc.
At 7:45 a.m. on July 11, 2016, an employee was working as a supervisor for a ste vedoring outfit. He was standing by near a loading operation. A forklift operato r was loading a cargo container. One load was a bale of recycled cardboard. It w eighed approximately 454 kilograms (1,000 pounds). The forklift operator apparen tly lost control of the load, and it fell on top of the supervisor. The employee was transported to a hospital. He later died as result of the injuries he susta ined in the incident.
Keywords: containerized cargo, falling object, material handling, powered industrial vehicle, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1162280.015 73 M Fatality Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

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