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Accident: 200670388 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Falling Ramp

Accident: 200670388 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 08/06/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11651242708/07/19962061U.S. Sugar Corporation
On August 6, 1996, Employee #1 was lowering a lowboy ramp that was controlled by a hydraulic ram. He was standing under the ramp when, without warning, it fell on top of him. Employee #1 was killed. The left ramp had fallen while he was driving. The hydraulic ram assembly had then broken off, and the hydraulic line had parted.
Keywords: hydraulic ram, hydraulic lift, ramp, equipment failure, hydraulic line, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116512427 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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