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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 134824.015 Event: 04/15/2021Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Load Of Metal Pane
At 9:00 a.m. on April 15, 2021, an employee was standing near the front edge of a 40 foot gooseneck flatbed trailer when a 3,400 pound bundle of insulated metal panels was being removed from trailer. As the bundle was being removed, two oth er bundles shifted on the opposite side of load causing the trailer to roll over onto the employee. The employee died of asphyxiation and multiple broken bones.
Keywords: asphyxiated, crushed, falling object, fracture, off loading, roll-over, struck by, trailer
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1525401.015 Fatality

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