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Accident: 14470736 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Dump Truck

Accident: 14470736 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 05/27/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
80931905/28/19861799Crystal Pools, Incorporated
Employee #1 was loading an equipment trailer when the foreman moved a dump truck to finish loading it. The tank pressure for the dump truck's air brakes was not adequate and the truck rolled down a grade while under power, with the operator steering to avoid workers on the right side of the driveway. Employee #1, who was working on the left side, was struck by the truck and fell under its rear wheels. He was crushed and killed.
Keywords: air pressure, brake, work rules, construction, equipment failure, steep grade, crushed, dump truck, run over, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 809319 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers

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