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Accident: 509562 - Employee Killed, One Hospitalized When Dump Truck Overturns

Accident: 509562 -- Report ID: 1032500 -- Event Date: 04/11/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10724098804/12/19950851U.S. Forest Service

Employee #1 was driving a dump truck on a U. S. Forest Service road and attempted to drive around a boulder in the road. The road edge gave way due to the weight of the vehicle and the dump truck rolled approximately 150 ft into a ravine. Employee #1 was hospitalized with multiple bruises and contusions. Employee #2 sustained fatal injuries when he was thrown from the vehicle. Neither of the employees was wearing seat belts.

Keywords: work rules, seat belt, dump truck, unstable soil, contusion, overturn

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107240988 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
2 107240988 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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