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Accident: 201954765 - Truck Chassis Falls, Crushing And Killing Employee

Accident: 201954765 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 07/25/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31029830207/26/20064789Auto Truck Transport Corporation
On July 25, 2006, Employee #1 and a coworker were disassembling a set of three piggybacked chassis. Employee #1 unbolted the "U" bolts holding the 4x4 saddle to the bottom of the raised chassis, which was braced. Employee #1 positioned his body on top of one of the tandem tires of the chassis of a second truck and the underside of the raised chassis. When Employee #1 disconnected the "U" bolts, the raised chassis shifted and fell, crushing Employee #1 between the tires of the second truck.
Keywords: abdomen, dismantling, load shift, mechanic, crushed, bolt, struck by, falling object, truck driver, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310298302 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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