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Accident: 14519995 - Employee Crushed Between Two Trucks

Accident: 14519995 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 10/31/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10159904111/07/19867359Nowsco Services
ON OCTOBER 31, 1986, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS AT THE COMPANY YARD, SANDBLASTING AND PAINTING COMPANY TRUCK #2859. ANOTHER COMPANY VEHICLE, A REFRIGERATED NITROGEN TRUCK, WAS PARKED ABOUT 12 FEET TO THE SIDE OF THE AREA IN WHICH EMPLOYEE #1 WAS WORKING. HE FINISHED SANDBLASTING AND BEGAN PAINTING. HE WAS BENT OVER PAINTING A PART OF THE TRUCK WHEN THE NITROGEN TRUCK SUDDENLY ROLLED BACKWARDS, PINNING THE EMPLOYEE BETWEEN THE REAR BUMPER OF THE NITROGEN TRUCK AND A STRUCTURAL MEMBER OF TRUCK #2859. HE WAS KILLED WHEN HIS NECK WAS CRUSHED. THERE WERE NO EYEWITNESSES.
Keywords: brake, unsecured, crushed, truck, neck, struck by, painter
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101599041 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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