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Accident: 202569422 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Cylinder

Accident: 202569422 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 01/19/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31558563801/20/20124953Poff Carting Services, Llc
On January 19, 2012, Employee #1 was driving a truck, and delivering a trash container to the site of Truitt Bros, Incorroperated. in East Bernstadt. The hydraulic line on the truck burst and began to lower the bed. In an attempt to try and contain the spill, the employee went to the closest point to shut off the pump. The cylinder on the bed spun around and crushed Employee #1 between the cylinder and the control box. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: delivery work, hydraulic fluid, driver, crushed, truck, spill, pump, hydraulic pump, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315585638 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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