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Accident: 14241509 - Employee Dies When Struck By Falling Truck Bed

Accident: 14241509 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 03/06/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10874469903/27/19955015Cecil'S Auto Salvage And Used Cars
Employee #1 was working alone on the unsupported, elevated flat truck bed on the back of a Custom #30 Chevrolet wrecker truck. The bed was raised and was not supported. The control lever was not locked in the OFF position, but was allowed to remain free and open near where Employee #1 was working. He was fatally struck by the falling truck bed.
Keywords: unsecured, truck crane, work rules, lockout, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108744699 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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