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Accident: 14529168 - Employee'S Windpipe Crushed When Machine Tipped Onto Him

Accident: 14529168 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 04/15/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10177627604/28/19865039Pike Industries, Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS LYING ON THE GROUND UNDER A "CURB LOADER". HE APPARENTLY GRASPED THE UPPER PART OF THE MACHINE TO HELP HIM SLIDE OUT, WHEN THE MACHINE TIPPED OVER ONTO HIM. HE WAS STRUCK FROM HIS TEMPLE TO HIS NECK AND HIS WINDPIPE WAS CRUSHED. OTHER EMPLOYEES DISCOVERED HIM AND APPLIED CPR. HE NEVER REGAINED CONSCIOUSINESS, AND DIED ON APRIL 30, 1986, WHILE STILL IN THE HOSPITAL.
Keywords: head, maintenance, asphyxiated, cpr, neck, struck by, falling object, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101776276 Fatality Asphyxia Heavy equipment mechanics

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