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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 593855 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Roofing And Towmotor

Accident: 593855 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 12/04/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1813678812/08/19925251Easom Hardware

Employee #1 was attempting to move pallets of roofing with a towmotor. He dismounted the towmotor, leaving the motor running and the parking brake disengaged. The towmotor rolled forward and its fork pinned Employee #1 against the pallets. He was killed.

Keywords: vehicle in gear, brake, pinned, work rules, crushed, pallet, unmanned, towmotor

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18136788 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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