Man crushed to death by 3000lb tortilla oven he was hired to move

A pedestrian working with a forklift operator man was crushed to death after a 3,000lb tortilla oven fell on top of him. The victim had been standing below a fork lift truck when the industrial oven toppled over.

I don’t know the details of this case, but it serves as a reminder or the importance of ensuring contractor compliance when engaging a company to perform a job, and making sure they have performed a risk assessment and created a safe work procedure for performing the task. Read more.

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