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Accident: 200411171 - Employee Is Strangled When Shirt Is Caught In Mechanism

Accident: 200411171 -- Report ID: 0317300 -- Event Date: 03/31/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31180591504/06/20093272Tyson F. Sartin Inc
On March 31, 2009, Employee #1 was performing maintenance on the lifting mechanism of a 1983 Chevy dump truck. When his shirt became caught on the PTO takeoff gear, he was strangled. Employee #1 was transported to Christiana Hospital, where he died on April 4, 2009.
Keywords: clothing, maintenance, asphyxiated, mechanic, caught between, dump truck, strangulated, gear, power take-off, rotary hammer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311805915 Fatality Asphyxia Not specified mechanics and repairers

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