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Accident: 68852.015 - Employee Washing Trailer Is Crushed By Loader And Is Killed

Accident: 68852.015 -- Report ID: 0454714 -- Event Date: 10/27/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1004331.01510/27/2014Frank Garretson

At 7:30 a.m. on October 27, 2014, an employee was cleaning off the rear bumper a nd closing the back hatch of a trailer in the clean out area and was struck by a front end loader that was backing up. The front end loader was moving in revers e because there was not enough room for the operator to turn the equipment aroun d. Another truck was waiting to enter the scrap yard to be unloaded. The front e nd loader operator did not see the trailer in the clean out area while backing u p. The employee was crushed between the trailer and the loader and was killed.

Keywords: alarm, crushing, loader, trailer

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1004331.015 69 M Fatality Truck drivers, heavy

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