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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200921849 Event: 04/14/2005Employee Killed By Toppling Industrial Truck
Employee #1, a warehouse worker, was moving a powered industrial "reach" truck with the mast raised. The mast struck an overhead support brace, toppled back onto her, and killed her. The truck was not equipped with a personal restraining device. Operators are in a standing position when operating the trucks.
Keywords: clearance, machine operator, crushed, pit, restraining device, mech mat handling, struck by, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 308665728 Fatality Other Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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