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Accident: 69606.015 - Employee Is Crushed By Lift Bucket And Is Killed

Accident: 69606.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 12/17/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1014989.01512/18/2014Waste Pro Of Florida, Inc.
At 11:40 p.m. on December 17, 2014, Employee #1 was working under the raised met al bucket of a recycling truck body to change an air shifter solenoid valve on t he truck body's hydraulic system. The hydraulic oil started to bleed out when th e employee removed the solenoid valve. As a result of the loss of hydraulic pres sure, the metal bucket fell down on top of Employee #1, crushing and killing him .
Keywords: crushed, falling object, garbage truck, hydraulic fluid, lockout/tagout, pressure release, struck by, valve
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1014989.015 25 M Fatality Technicians, n.e.c.

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