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Accident: 14516207 - Unblocked Truck Fell Onto Employee, Killing Him

Accident: 14516207 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 04/19/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1744743404/24/19857997P.W. Golf Management Dba Gulf Gate Golf Course
AT APPROXIMATELY 1210 ON APRIL 19, 1985, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS WORKING UNDER THE FRONT END OF A FORD PICKUP TRUCK. THE TRUCK HAD BEEN RAISED USING CHAINS WRAPPED AROUND THE "A" FRAME OF A MASSEY FERGUSON FRONT END LOADER. THE TRUCK WAS NOT OTHERWISE CRIBBED, BLOCKED, OR SUPPORTED. WHEN THE CHAINS SLIPPED, THE TRUCK FELL, STRIKING EMPLOYEE #1 ON THE SHOULDERS AND UPPER BACK. HE WAS KILLED.
Keywords: chain, blocks, work rules, mechanic, slip, crushed, truck, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 17447434 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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