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Accident: 202422242 - Employee Is Crushed By Truck Backing Up

Accident: 202422242 -- Report ID: 0950652 -- Event Date: 04/14/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31182754704/16/20081731W F Anderson Electric Inc
On April 14, 2008, an employee, an apprentice electrician, was assisting a truck driver backing a truck down an incline by acting as a spotter to the rear of the truck. The employee moved to a position in the driver's blind spot and was pinned between the truck and a conveyor frame. The employee was hospitalized for a serious crushing injury to the pelvic area. The brakes on the truck had not been maintained in safe operating condition.
Keywords: pinned, electrician, caught between, crushed, pelvis, backing up
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 311827547 Hospitalized injury Other Electricians' apprentices FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Excavation
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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