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Accident: 201622552 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Trailer

Accident: 201622552 -- Report ID: 1054116 -- Event Date: 06/09/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31217654806/09/20089111Josephine County
On June 9, 2008, a dump truck operator was transferring the trailer dump bed into the main truck dump bed, while standing in the tailgate pinch point. He was killed, when his head and neck were crushed between the main trailer body and trailer bed tailgate securing mechanism.
Keywords: head, tailgate, pinned, crushed, dump truck, neck, trailer
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 312176548 Fatality Fracture Paving, surfacing and tamping equipment operators FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by construction equipment during

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