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Accident: 202085841 - Employee Killed By Truck Bed Hoist

Accident: 202085841 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 07/09/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30346582707/23/20010279Toledo Alfalfa
Employee #1, a part owner of the firm, raised the bed of a truck and was greasing the hydraulic cylinder. The bed was not locked out. The owner was greasing one of the cylinders and hit one of the switches that controlled the bed hoist. The bed apparently came down on the owner, killing him.
Keywords: cylinder, hydraulic cylinder, truck, dump truck, dump truck bed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303465827 Fatality Other Agriculture and forestry teachers

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