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Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 134025.015 Event: 03/10/2021Employee Is Killed In Fall From Pallet Raised By Pit
At 1:15 p.m. on March 10, 2021, an employee was standing on a pallet which had b een raised nearly 15 feet off the warehouse floor with a Yale Powered Industrial Truck (PIT). The employee was attempting to remove merchandise from an upper sh elving rack when he lost is balance and fell to the floor below fracturing his s kull and died.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, concrete, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, industrial truck, lost balance, material handling, pallet, powered industrial vehicle, skull, storage rack, u
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1519849.015 Fatality Hand packers and packagers

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