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Accident: 14489884 - Employee Run Over By Backing Truck

Accident: 14489884 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 06/17/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10011682106/17/19861731Service Electric
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS WORKING AS THE FOREMAN ATOP A MECHANICAL HARVESTING MACHINE. HE SUDDENLY DISMOUNTED THE EQUIPMENT AND POSITIONED HIMSELF BEHIND A 5 TON TRUCK WHICH WAS WORKING CLOSE BY THE HARVESTER. THE TRUCK DRIVER WAS NOT AWARE THAT EMPLOYEE #1 HAD PLACED HIMSELF AT THE REAR OF HIS TRUCK. HE BEGAN BACKING THE TRUCK UP AT ABOUT 2 1/2 MILES PER HOUR. HE HEARD SHOUTS, TELLING HIM TO "STOP!", BUT HE WAS NOT ABLE TO STOP IN TIME TO AVOID RUNNING OVER EMPLOYEE #1. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CRUSHED UNDER THE REAR WHEELS OF THE TRUCK.
Keywords: work rules, crushed, truck, run over, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100116821 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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