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Accident: 200460012 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Truck'S Canvas Cover Bar

Accident: 200460012 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 01/20/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10916930001/23/19961794Peter Deterra Excavating
Employee #1 was climbing into the cab of his dump truck when the metal bar that automatically pulls the canvas cover over the truck's load began to move. He was crushed and killed when the bar pinned him against the driver's side of the truck. Employee #1 had left the bar's switch in the 'on' position.
Keywords: metal bar, pinned, construction, caught between, crushed, truck, dump truck, inattention, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109169300 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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