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Accident: 604421 - Employee Crushed And Killed Between Compactor And Dock

Accident: 604421 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 10/15/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1839129210/23/19908331Wiregrass Rehab Center
At approximately 3:15 p.m. on October 15, 1990, Employee #1 was standing at the rear of a truck compactor at a loading dock when the vehicle jumped out of neutral and into reverse. The air brake that was set failed to hold the truck from lunging backward, pinning the employee between the dock and rear of the truck compactor. He was crushed to death.
Keywords: brake, pinned, equipment failure, caught between, crushed, truck, loading dock, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18391292 Fatality Fracture Managers and administrators, n.e.c

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