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Accident: 89193.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed By Falling Bushel Bins

Accident: 89193.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 09/29/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1181332.01510/01/2016James W Grantz
At 11:00 a.m. on September 29, 2016, an employee was picking up and moving farm field storage totes/bins. While lifting a tall stack of 9 bins with a farm field tractor with a set of forks and no overhead guard, the top 3 bins fell and struck the employee operating the tractor. The employee sustained various internal and external injuries from being struck by bins, and was killed. The wooden apple totes weighed approximately 160 pounds each.
Keywords: struck by, powered industrial vehicle, personnel cage, agriculture, falling object, material handling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1181332.015 54 M Fatality Concussion Farmers, except horticultural

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