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Accident: 170605869 - Employee Injured In Fall While Cleaning Tank Truck

Accident: 170605869 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 09/13/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11997092909/22/19931542Caraway Construction
AT APPROXIMATELY 3:00 P.M. ON SEPTEMBER 9, 1993, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS ASSIGNED THE TASK OF WASHING A TRUCK-MOUNTED VACUUM TANK. INSTEAD OF TILTING THE HYDRAULIC-EQUIPPED TANK-BED MECHANISM, EMPLOYEE #1 CLIMBED TO THE TOP OF THE TANK TO APPLY WATER THROUGH A HOSE. DURING THE CLEANING PROCESS, EMPLOYEE #1 STEPPED OFF THE SIDE OF THE TANK, WHICH RESULTED IN A FALL FOR WHICH HE WAS HOSPITALIZED.
Keywords: tank truck, work rules, construction, vacuum vessel, fall, tank
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119970929 Hospitalized injury Dislocation Occupation not reported

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