Worker Dies while Uploading Cargo in Vehicle on West 81st Street in South Los Angeles
SOUTH LOS ANGELES, CA (August 3, 2022) – A man was killed in an industrial accident on West 81st Street in the South Los Angeles area Tuesday morning on August 2.
The accident happened around 9:45 a.m. in the 1400 block of West 81st Street in the Manchester Square neighborhood. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the worker was unloading a skid steer loader from a truck at a construction site, when the heavy equipment fell on him. He then became trapped beneath it.
A skid steer loader is an item of industrial equipment with hydraulic lifting arms, often used in grading projects.
As a result, the worker suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
Cal-OSHA was notified and the circumstances of the death were under investigation.
We offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the victim.
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