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Accident: 202449542 - Employee Is Killed While Repairing Truck

Accident: 202449542 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 12/10/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31060514212/10/20084953C R & R Inc
At about 6:20 p.m. on December 10, 2008, Employee #1, with a solid waste recycling business, was on a creeper repairing an air leak under the rear tag axle of a waste dump truck (Front Loader Truck Number 53190, License Plate 8C83378). As he opened a quick relief valve (VALVAC Inc., Model Number 032015), air pressure was released. This caused the axle to fall and crush his chest and abdomen. Employee #1 was transported to Menifee Valley Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: chest, air pressure, abdomen, work rules, compressed air, torso, crushed, truck, dump truck, pressure release
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310605142 Fatality Other Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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