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Accident: 42461.015 - Employee Is Caught In Vacuum Truck Agitator And Is Killed

Accident: 42461.015 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 03/14/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
896642.01503/19/2013First Choice Energy
At 7:00 p.m. on March 14, 2013, Employee #1 was cleaning the sand and sediment out of a vacuum truck agitator. The employee climbed into the back of the vacuum truck to break the sand and sediment loose when the agitator came on, pulled the employee in, striking him in the head and chest and killing him.
Keywords: caught in, struck by, vacuum vessel, confined space, lockout/tagout, head, cleaning, chest, truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 896642.015 31 M Fatality Cut/Laceration Truck drivers, heavy

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