Accident Report Detail
Accident: 14516371 - Employee Dies After Fall From Top Of Truck Trailer
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|101159887||03/31/1987||1611||Golden Triangle Asphalt Paving Company|
Employee #1, a truck driver, was pulling a tarpaulin over a load of gravel. His gloved hands slipped off the tarp and he fell 8 ft 8 in. from the top of his 1979 Mack truck trailer. He landed on the ground, injuring his back. Employee #1 was operated on 6 days later to repair a fractured vertebra and died the following day of a heart attack.
|1||101159887||Fatality||Fracture||Occupation not reported|