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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 996710 - Employee Killed By Overturned 1,000 Lb Steel Rack

Accident: 996710 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 11/28/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10199917512/08/19865149Freyman Distributors
At approximately 4:00 a.m. on November 28, 1986, Employee #1 was attempting to load baked goods into his delivery truck. While he was maneuvering an approximately 1,000 lb steel rack that was mounted on rubber caster wheels, the rack overturned and pinned him to the ground. There was no one around to help him. The weight of the rack on his chest suffocated and killed him. Employee #1 was found dead at approximately 4:30 a.m. by a coworker.
Keywords: chest, loading, steel, suffocated, pinned, manual mat handling, storage rack, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101999175 Fatality Asphyxia Driver-sales workers

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