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Accident: 170182968 - Employee Injured When Run Over By Rolling Truck

Accident: 170182968 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 10/30/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11220677611/02/19904953Bkk Landfill
At approximately 3:40 p.m. on October 30, 1990, Employee #1 parked his utility truck near the edge of a slope and got out to check an electrical panel box. The vehicle started to roll forward and Employee #1 ran around to the driver's side, opened the door, and attempted to apply the brakes. He fell out of the truck as it was going down the slope and was run over by the left rear tires. He sustained two broken ribs, a cracked pelvis, a bruised lung, and two broken lumbar vertebrae. Employee #1 stated that he left the engine running and did not engage the parking brake or put the truck in 'Park'.
Keywords: fracture, lung, vehicle in gear, work rules, truck, pelvis, unmanned, run over, vertebra, slope
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112206776 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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