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Accident: 14548721 - Employee Injured When Old Truck Breaks In Half

Accident: 14548721 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 07/30/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1466170607/30/19841611Hawaiian Dredging & Construction
Employee #1, a water truck operator, was making a pass for dust control. The frame of the 1944 model truck fractured and truck broke into two parts. Employee #1 sustained minor injuries. Metal fatigue due to daily wear and tear on the truck over many years of service may have contributed to the accident.
Keywords: tank truck, vehicle, work rules, construction, equipment failure, truck, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14661706 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Truck drivers, heavy

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