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Accident: 14385124 - Employee Crushed And Killed When Dump Truck Tips Over

Accident: 14385124 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 08/04/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10012376908/04/19861611Pierri Excavating Company, Inc.
Employee #1 had directed a tractor-driven dump truck into position to deposit a load of stone. He then walked to the side of the truck to direct another dump truck into a position parallel to the first one. The first truck's dump body had been raised approximately halfway when the truck tipped over sideways, crushing and killing Employee #1. The truck was on a well-compacted, flat, regular surface. It is surmised that the body of the first truck was not loaded evenly and was off its center of gravity.
Keywords: signalman, construction, crushed, dump truck, overturn, unstable load
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100123769 Fatality Dislocation Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators

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