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Accident: 201922689 - Employee Crushed With Truss Loaded On Truck

Accident: 201922689 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 12/23/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30457599612/23/20021796Trans Global Solutions
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on December 23, 2002, Employee #1 climbed on top of a 100-ft-long truss which was lying on a 40-ft by 60-ft stretch float 4 axle flat bed. Employee #1 was wearing a full body harness with lanyard and was tied off to the truss. Employee #2 was the driver of an 18-ft wheeler truck. Employee #2 moved the truck forward without any signal and the truck moved forward to unstable ground. The truss toppled to the ground and crushed Employee #1, who was still tied off to the truss. Employee #1 died at the scene.
Keywords: truss, crushed, truck, lanyard, tie-off
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 2 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304575996 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Crushed/run-over/trapped of operator by operating

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