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September 1, 2020 Fatality - Preliminary Report

Accident Report: Fatality Reference: 
Preliminary Report Overview: 

The victim was opening and closing hatches over the tractor-trailers in a loadout facility. The victim stepped down onto the top of a trailer from an elevated platform and then realized the tractor-trailer was not properly situated to be loaded. The victim then tried to gain access back to the elevated platform but fell to the concrete floor. The victim was wearing fall protection but was not tied off.

The information provided in this notice is based on preliminary data ONLY and does not represent final determination regarding the nature of the incident or conclusions regarding the cause of the accident.