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Accident: 201146545 - Employee Is Killed When Lift Gate Falls

Accident: 201146545 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 03/30/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30535556203/30/20054213Signature Carrier
On March 30, 2005, Employee #1, an independent truck operator, was engaged in transportation of automobiles. He and his assistant were lowering the lift gate on the back of a 53-ft long trailer, when the hydraulic system failed and the gate fell on the operator. He was killed at the scene.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, truck, automobile, fall, trailer, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305355562 Occupation not reported

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