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Accident: 170088470 - Employee Breaks Back When Truck Rolls Over

Accident: 170088470 -- Report ID: 1054114 -- Event Date: 04/01/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11572100304/01/19922421Sweet Home Forest Products Inc
Employee #1, the driver of a dump box truck, was transporting chippable wood material from previous logging sites. During the his trip from the woods he had negotiated approximately 3 miles of continuous downgrade and was near the main highway when the truck failed to negotiate a curve approximately 80 degrees to the left. The truck rolled 3/4 over, partially ejecting Employee #1, who was not wearing a seat belt. His back was broken.
Keywords: ejected, fracture, roll-over, work rules, steep grade, back, seat belt, dump truck, sharp turn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115721003 Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, heavy

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