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Accident: 673780 - Employee Crushed By Hydraulic Door

Accident: 673780 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 12/14/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10191593212/18/19854212Container Haulaway Corp.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS TRYING TO FREE A STUCK RAM ON A GARBAGE PACKING TRUCK. HE ENTERED THE INSIDE OF THE UNIT THROUGH THE TOP HOPPER OPENING. A FELLOW MECHANIC WAS IN THE CAB OF THE TRUCK, OPERATING THE CONTROLS. AS EMPLOYEE #1 WAS CLIMBING OUT OF THE UNIT THE HYDRAULICALLY OPERATED HOPPER DOOR CLOSED ON HIM, CRUSHING HIM
Keywords: hydraulic ram, garbage truck, hopper door, confined space, lockout, crushed, truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101915932 Fatality Fracture Industrial machinery repairers

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