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Accident: 201321346 - Employee Dies After Fall From Tank Trailer

Accident: 201321346 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 11/19/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31127463311/20/20085172Reimer Brothers, Inc.
On November 19, 2008 Employee #1, the owner of Reimer Brothers, Inc., was cleaning ice from the top walkway of a Freuhauf tank trailer in preparation for leak testing when he fell from the trailer. Employee #1 died several hours later at a hospital from blunt force trauma.
Keywords: leak, tank truck, cleaning, test equipment, fall, fall protection, slippery surface, tractor trailer, work surface, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311274633 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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