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Accident: 201858347 - Employee Killed When Struck In The Head

Accident: 201858347 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 12/23/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30839314912/28/20049224City Of Elkhorn City - Fire Department
On December 23, 2004, Employee #1, a fire chief, was performing a training session and was under a fire truck. He was placing air mats to be raised so they could place chains on the wheels for winter weather. The air mats were inflated one on top of the other and the truck moved displacing the mat making the truck bounce. No cribbing was used. The truck struck Employee #1's head and he was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Keywords: firefighter, fracture, head, ppe, work rules, struck by, fire truck, motor vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308393149 Fatality Fracture Supervisors, firefighting & fire prevention occupa

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