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Accident: 201763356 - Employee Is Struck And Chest Crushed By Truck Wheel

Accident: 201763356 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 03/23/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31295231003/23/20094213Truck Transport, Inc.
On March 23, 2009, Employee #1 was waiting beside his truck on the shop floor during an oil change. The mechanic got into the truck to turn the wheels of the truck straight. The truck has power steering which requires that the engine be turned on. The mechanic turned on the truck, with the truck still in gear, and the front wheels moved and struck Employee #1, catching him between the truck wheels and the waste oil tank beside the truck stall. Employee #1's chest was crushed, and he died on site.
Keywords: chest, wheel, fracture, mechanic, oil tank, caught between, crushed, truck, struck by, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312952310 Fatality Fracture Truck drivers, heavy

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