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Accident: 14494686 - Employee Killed When Crushed Between Truck Body And Frame

Accident: 14494686 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 01/16/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
72975601/23/19850783Trees Inc
Employee #1 had raised the bed of a 1978 Ford 2-ton dump truck to add hydraulic fluid to the truck's hydraulic system reservoir. The bed descended, catching him between the dump body and truck frame. Employee #1, who was working alone, died of crushing neck injuries. There were no witnesses to the accident. A 12-ton jack, which was supposed to be used to support the raised dump body, was found in an upright position on the ground, 2 ft from Employee #1. The jack had apparently not been used.
Keywords: maintenance, work rules, crushed, dump truck, neck, falling object, jack, dump truck bed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 729756 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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