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Accident: 200332385 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Skid Steer

Accident: 200332385 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 09/14/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31477763209/16/20107699Clark'S Heavy Equipment & Oil Field Service

On September 14, 2010, Employee #1, a mechanic of Clark's Heavy Equipment & Oil Field Service, was working alone on the hydraulic system of a New Holland L783 skid steer. The carriage and lift arms were in an elevated position, without the safety pins in place. When the hydraulic pressure released, the lift arms and carriage came down and crushed the mechanic against the front frame of the skid steer, which resulted in his death.

Keywords: hydraulic lift, caught between, crushed, industrial truck

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314777632 Fatality Other Automobile mechanics

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