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Accident: 51106.015 - Employee Dies After He Is Pinned Against Vertical Surface By

Accident: 51106.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 08/20/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
934282.01508/22/2013Classic Irrigation & Landscape, Inc.
At 5:00 p.m. on August 20, 2013, an employee was working for a landscaping servi ce. He was at his workplace and was attaching battery cables to a tractor batter y so that he could start the tractor. When the tractor started, it moved forward at an unknown speed, pinning the employee between the tractor and the frame of a flatbed truck. The employee sustained injuries to the cervical portion of his spine as well as his chest. He also sustained severe internal damage and he died .
Keywords: battery, chest, flatbed truck, maintenance, motor vehicle, pinned, spine, started in gear, struck by, truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 934282.015 34 M Fatality Horticultural specialty farmers

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