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Accident: 200270684 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Dump Truck Bed

Accident: 200270684 -- Report ID: 0524500 -- Event Date: 04/27/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30022315304/27/20005261Green View Design Group

Employee #1 was servicing a flatbed dump truck when the hydraulics began to bleed and the dump bed lowered on top of him. He sustained crushing injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Employee #1 had not used safety blocks or chocks to prevent the bed from lowering.

Keywords: chock, leak, maintenance, unsecured, blocks, work rules, hydraulic fluid, caught between, dump truck, dump truck bed

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300223153 Fatality Asphyxia Heavy equipment mechanics

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