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Accident: 14385363 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Truck And Wall

Accident: 14385363 -- Report ID: 0523310 -- Event Date: 09/15/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10313884809/19/19881771Hansen Concrete
Three employees were piling concrete forms onto a 1979 Chevrolet 4-wheel drive pickup truck. The truck was backed up to the edge of a shallow excavation that contained a recently poured 4 ft 4 in. foundation wall. An employee was inside the foundation handing 2 ft by 4 ft forms over the wall to Employee #1, who was handing the approximately 50 lb forms up to the employer, who was on the truck bed, making two rows of up-ended forms that leaned toward the truck cab. The soil gave way under the truck's rear wheels and the truck rolled down the embankment, pinning Employee #1 to the wall. The forms tipped back, striking and pinning Employee #1's head. He was killed.
Keywords: embankment, head, concrete beam, construction, caught between, crushed, unstable soil, pickup truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103138848 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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