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Accident: 24555.015 - Employee Killed While Caught-Between Tractor Truck And Cab.

Accident: 24555.015 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 08/10/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
570119.01508/13/2012D.J.S Tractor And Trailer Service Incorporated
At 2:30 P.M. on August 8, 2012, Employee#1 was working under the cab of the trac tor truck and trying to determine what was causing the vehicle to run and then n ot start. Employee #1 was working under the raised cab of the tractor truck remo ving and installing a replacement fuel filter in the engine compartment. While p erforming this task the elevated cab fell on the back of Employee #1 pinning him between the cab and the frame of the vehicle. Employee #1 received chest injuri es and was killed by asphyxiation.
Keywords: asphyxiated, caught in, hydraulic lift
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 570119.015 31 M Fatality Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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