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Accident: 200021871 - Employee Killed When Crushed Under Truck

Accident: 200021871 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 05/08/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30349053605/09/20001731Christian Electric
Employee #1 was trying unsuccessfully to start the tractor of a truck rig. He told the operator to get in the cab while he went under the vehicle to bang with a hammer on the started. When he did this, the tractor jumped forward, crushing him. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: chock, vehicle in gear, automotive repair, blocks, work rules, mechanic, construction, crushed, tractor trailer, tractor--truck
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Other Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303490536 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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