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Accident: 14383715 - Employee Run Over And Killed By Tanker

Accident: 14383715 -- Report ID: 0524530 -- Event Date: 11/29/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10655015512/01/19944212Tracy Trucking Co.
Employee #1 was a truck driver for a crude oil transport company. As he was unloading his tanker at a remote unloading station, another tanker pulled up next to his tanker and was waiting to unload. The second tanker was smaller, so the driver pumped his crude oil into Employee #1's tanker to save time. After the second driver unloaded his tanker, he got in it to leave. Employee #1 walked behind the other tanker and bent over to clean his gloves. The driver did not see him and when he backed up for clearance to turn in to an exit, he drove over Employee #1, who died from trauma to his head and chest.
Keywords: back-up alarm, chest, head, run over, backing up, inattention, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106550155 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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