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Accident: 14424915 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Two Trucks

Accident: 14424915 -- Report ID: 0729300 -- Event Date: 04/23/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10184765504/24/19861742Squires Plastering Co.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10184764804/24/19863273Breckenridge Material Co.

On April 23, 1986, Employee #1 and an employee of another company had their trucks back-to-back, transferring material from one truck to the other. When they were finished, Employee #1 dismounted and stood between the trucks to help the other driver secure his tailgate. Employee #1's truck moved and his chest was crushed when he became caught between the vehicles. Employee #1 was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital 30 minutes later. He had failed to set the parking brake on his truck.

Keywords: brake, work rules, chest, construction, caught between, crushed, truck

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101847655 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported
2 101847648 Occupation Not Listed

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