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Accident: 14317572 - Employee Killed When Caught Between Platform And Truck Bed

Accident: 14317572 -- Report ID: 0317020 -- Event Date: 03/24/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1770824903/25/19861541Daniel Construction Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1770827203/25/19861542Edis General Contractors

At 2:50 p.m. on March 24, 1986, Employee #1 was unloading material from a flatbed truck equipped with a tailgate lift platform. He accidentally leaned back and hit the control lever. Employee #1 was crushed between the platform and the truck's bed and was killed.

Keywords: tailgate, work rules, off loading, inattention, control lever, construction, caught between, crushed, flatbed truck

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17708249 Occupation Not Listed
2 17708272 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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