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Accident: 201158540 - Worker Suffers Crushing Injury To Back

Accident: 201158540 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 04/15/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30745276304/23/20043714Superior Trailer Works

At approximately 8:30 a.m. on April 15, 2004, a welder who worked for a company that manufactured dump boxes for trucks and trailers suffered a crushing injury to his back and abdominal areas, when the tailgate of a dump truck swung closed. The tailgate was suspended at a 45-degree angle and it measured 54 in. by 110 in. and weighed approximately 1,000 pounds. The worker was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center and later transferred to Kaiser Permanente, and was hospitalized for five days.

Keywords: abdomen, tailgate, unsecured, welder, back, crushed, dump truck, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307452763 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Welders and cutters

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