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Accident: 170564926 - Employee Crushed When Dump Truck Shifts Forward

Accident: 170564926 -- Report ID: 0552700 -- Event Date: 01/29/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30185763701/29/19987549Allen'S Towing

Employee #1 was placing a dump truck on wooden blocks so that he could reposition the tow truck hoist. The dump truck suddenly shifted forward, crushing him between the two vehicles. Employee #1 was killed. One or both of the blocks may not have been centered under the tires, which may have caused the truck to shift.

Keywords: unsecured, blocks, work rules, caught between, crushed, dump truck, tow truck, unstable position

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301857637 Fatality Other Motor transportation occuputions n.e.c.

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