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Accident: 200630515 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Falling Dump Truck Bed

Accident: 200630515 -- Report ID: 0316400 -- Event Date: 03/24/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11649056603/27/20001611Eastern Asphalt Products Llc

Employee #1 had raised the bed of a dump truck to inspect the brake light wiring when the bed fell down on top of him. He was crushed and killed. He did not have anything at hand with which to brace the bed, and it was suspected that he may have tripped over the travel cable, thereby releasing the hydraulic pressure. The company did not have a lockout program to address this type of activity.

Keywords: chock, unsecured, blocks, work rules, construction, hydraulic line, crushed, tripped, dump truck, dump truck bed

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116490566 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Truck drivers, heavy

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