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Accident: 130164.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Truck

Accident: 130164.015 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 10/05/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1496497.01510/08/2020Yrc Inc.
At 9:45 a.m. on October 5, 2020, an employee was making a delivery when he went to open the trailer door. He had his left foot on the ICC bumper, his right foot on the trailer frame, left hand on the door latch and the right hand on the doo r handle. As the employee released the door latch, his hand slipped off of the l atch and he lost his balance. The employee fell off of the trailer backwards ont o his feet stumbling backwards then onto his buttocks and then finally hitting t he back of his head on the pavement. The employee died of head trauma.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, buttocks, delivery work, fall, head, lost balance, slip, tractor trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1496497.015 72 M Fatality Truck drivers, heavy

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