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Accident: 200812147 - Employee Is Killed While Offloading Boom Truck

Accident: 200812147 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 07/27/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31001744707/28/20063999Golden Peanut Company Llc
On July 27, 2006, Employee #1 was attempting to off-load an articulating boom platform vehicle from a flatbed truck. While driving the vehicle off of the flatbed, the truck moved, causing the boom platform vehicle to lurch downward. The employee was thrown from the basket platform. He landed back in the basket and struck his head and neck on the bars. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced brain dead. He was kept on life support because he was an organ donor.
Keywords: ejected, boom truck, head, struck against, neck, off loading
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310017447 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Managers, horticultural specialty farms

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