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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 139751.015 Event: 07/29/2021Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Load Of Steel Comp
At 7:30 p.m. on July 29, 2021, an employee was using a pallet jack unloading a c ontainer of steel scaffold components when he lost control of the pallet jack. A s a result, the load fell on the employee causing blunt force trauma to his head and chest, killing him.
Keywords: asphyxiated, blunt force, blunt force trauma, chest, falling object, fracture, head, lighting, material handling, multi-employer worksite, multiemployer, off loading, palletized cargo, scaffolding, steel, struck by,
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1548033.015 Fatality Occupation Not Listed

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