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Accident: 14529549 - Employee Killed When Neck Is Crushed Between Machinery

Accident: 14529549 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 04/15/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10878074304/18/19947033Swains Campground, Inc.
While Employee #1 was driving a dump truck, it slid on a muddy surface into a drainage ditch. A loader operator saw what happened and drove the loader down the hill to the rear of the dump truck. While the operator positioned the loader behind the truck, Employee #1 stepped between the loader bucket and the truck's tailgate without the loader operator's knowledge. When the operator moved the loader forward, the employee's neck was crushed and he was killed.
Keywords: ditch, crushed, dump truck, loader, neck, slippery surface, communication, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108780743 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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