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Accident: 23435.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed When The Steel Pipes Crushed

Accident: 23435.015 -- Report ID: 0419400 -- Event Date: 06/14/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
544722.01506/14/2012M. G. Dyess Inc.
At approximately 2:15 p.m. on June 14, 2012, an employee was traveling down a st eep hill hauling a load of 14 steel pipes (16-in. diameter, 60-ft long, and each weighing 3700 lbs). The employee suddenly slammed on brakes causing four of the six straps securing the load to break and the load to shift forward crushing th e cab of the truck. The employee was crushed and killed.
Keywords: asphyxiated, brake, steel tube, tractor--truck, truck driver, unsecured
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 544722.015 46 M Fatality Truck Driver: Heavy/Tractor-Trailer

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