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Accident: 201100773 - Employee Injured When Run Over By Truck

Accident: 201100773 -- Report ID: 0950623 -- Event Date: 11/04/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12567105711/30/19981771Drake Materials, Inc.
Employee #1, a mechanic and truck driver for a gravel and sand company, was preparing to adjust the brakes of a truck. The chocks placed in front of two of the wheels failed. One, a concrete block, was crushed. The other, a piece of wood, slipped out from in front of the wheel. Employee #1 shut the engine off, released the brakes, and stepped out of the truck. The truck rolled down the ramp toward Employee #1. He was crushed between the truck and a wall at the edge of the ramp. Employee #1 was hospitalized, suffering from a punctured lung and fractures to his ribs, right leg, and arm.
Keywords: chock, wheel, fracture, lung, brake, ramp, engine, crushed, truck, concrete block
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Other Under $50,000 1 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 125671057 Hospitalized injury Fracture Heavy equipment mechanics FallDist:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause: Other

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