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Accident: 200901742 - Employee Is Killed When Caught Between Loader And Assembly

Accident: 200901742 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 02/08/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30741075302/09/20062875Millen Fertilizer Company
On February 8, 2006, Employee #1 was performing maintenance and mechanical repairs on a Case front-end loader. Employee #1 was standing between the chassis and the bucket assembly. He was operating the bucket controls, while attempting to retract one of the hydraulic pistons, which was disconnected. While lowering the bucket assembly, Employee #1 was crushed between a horizontal support member of the bucket assembly and the front portion of the chassis. Employee #1 fractured his chest and was killed.
Keywords: chest, fracture, maintenance, repair, piston, caught between, crushed, loader, bucket elevator
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307410753 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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