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Accident: 202368031 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed Between Machinery

Accident: 202368031 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 09/27/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31365942709/28/20090175Flat Top Ranch
On September 27, 2009, Employee #1 was assisting to pull a semi-truck up a hill that was transporting a load of bins. As the employer backed a tractor grader close to the front of the semi-truck, Employee #1 and a coworker attempted to connect chains from the grader to the truck. The grader lost its brakes and rolled backwards towards the semi-truck, crushing Employee #1 between the grader and semi-truck. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: grader, brake, pinned, equipment failure, caught between, crushed, truck, lost control, motor vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313659427 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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