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Accident: 14250096 - Run Over By Truck; Operator Did Not Apply Parking Brake

Accident: 14250096 -- Report ID: 0453710 -- Event Date: 11/18/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
302794311/23/19874953Conservco
AT APPROXIMATELY 3:15 PM ON NOVEMBER 18, 1987, EMPLOYEE #1 ENTERED THE CAB OF HIS HIGHWAY TRUCK AFTER HE HAD LOADED AND SECURED THE COSERVCO CONTAINER. FOR SOME REASON HE DECIDED TO DISMOUNT THE CAB WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING AND THE PARKING BRAKE UNSET. HE WAS DISCOVERED A SHORT TIME LATER, DEAD, BENEATH THE LEFT REAR TANDEM FRONT WHEEL. FURTHER INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE TRUCK WHEEL HAD ROLLED THE EMPLOYEE'S BODY 31 FEET DOWN THE 5% SLOPE AND INFLICTED FATAL CRUSHING INJURIES.
Keywords: wheel, brake, work rules, crushed, run over, slope, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3027943 Fatality Other Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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