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Accident: 14428650 - Employee Killed When Head Crushed Between Axle Components

Accident: 14428650 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 05/24/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10954532705/24/19935032Owens Brothers Concrete
At approximately 2:15 p.m. on May 24, 1993, Employee #1 was repairing the tag axle component of a cement truck. The truck was running at the time. As Employee #1 started to adjust the hydraulic pressure in the lines, the tag axle was activated to the down position and the employee's head was caught between the axle components. The back of Employee #1's head was crushed and he died.
Keywords: head, repair, concrete truck, work rules, hydraulic line, caught between, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109545327 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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