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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14377717 - Employee Killed When Caught Between Tractor And Trailer

Accident: 14377717 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 01/03/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10321104101/04/19892869First Brands Corporation

Employee #1, a spotter driver, was pinned between Spotter C67 and the trailer he was securing when he was hit from behind by his driverless spotter, which rolled down an incline. He was killed. The brakes of the spotter were operating correctly before and after the accident. There were no witnesses. Employee #1 did not set the brake, turn off the engine, or block the wheels while parked on an incline.

Keywords: chock, vehicle in gear, brake, work rules, caught between, struck by, tractor, unmanned, trailer, slope

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103211041 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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