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Accident: 201105376 - Employee Pinned As Truck Backs Into Him

Accident: 201105376 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 11/01/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30081748311/02/20040761Kreger, Inc.
On November 1, 2004, Employee #1, a seasonal cotton module yard retriever working for Kreger Inc. in Dos Palos, CA, was operating a truck to retrieve a cotton module. As he finished, Employee #1 exited the truck, which was in reverse gear, to clean up left over cotton off the ground. As Employee #1 was doing this, the truck backed up and pinned him against a cotton bale. Employee #1 received fatal injuries as a result of this accident.
Keywords: chest, asphyxiated, pinned, truck, cotton picker, cotton
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300817483 Fatality Asphyxia Farm workers

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