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Accident: 633586 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Machine

Accident: 633586 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 07/16/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10052862907/17/19875199American Tree Co., Inc.
Employee #1 was rebuilding an engine on a 450 John Deere loader. The bucket arm was chained to an overhead beam. The left upright split, causing the center beam to fall with the loader arms and pin Employee #1 between the arm and the track. His chest was crushed and he died of suffocation.
Keywords: beam, chest, suffocated, unsecured, loader bucket, pinned, crushed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100528629 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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