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Accident: 201942604 - Employee Is Killed When Tilt Frame Collapses

Accident: 201942604 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 02/10/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31143075502/10/20089511Reliable Rolloffs And Recycling Inc
At approximately 12:40 p.m. on February 10, 2008, Employee #1, a heavy equipment operator, was replacing a leaking hydraulic control valve on a roll-off truck, using a tilt frame. The tilt frame was not supported by props and collapsed on him, pinning him under the tilt frame. Emergency medical services were called and used the Jaws of Life to remove him from under the frame. He was pronounced dead at the site.
Keywords: maintenance, collapse, pinned, equipment operator, hydraulic fluid, crushed, struck by, tilt-frame hoist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311430755 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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