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Accident: 202220489 - Dump Truck Body Falls On Employee Killing Him

Accident: 202220489 -- Report ID: 0111100 -- Event Date: 08/08/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30925051208/08/20051629E.L. Vining & Son, Inc.
On August 7, 2005, an employee was lying on the bed of a dump truck greasing the universal joints while the truck's body was raised. The dump body fell and struck the employee, crushing him to death. The truck was equipped with a safety-blocking bar that would have prevented the dump body from falling. However, it was not used.
Keywords: safety block, maintenance, mechanic, torso, crushed, dump truck, struck by, falling object, universal joint, dump truck bed
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 309250512 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Site grading and rock removal
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by construction equipment during

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