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Accident: 790501 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Scrap Box

Accident: 790501 -- Report ID: 1054118 -- Event Date: 12/05/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12671820412/06/19965093Edman Corp
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on December 5, 1996, at White City, OR, Employee #1, an operations manager, was welding a piece of flat stock metal to the truck frame of a scrap box dump bed that was in the raised position. He was lying across the controls that raise, lower, and release the scrap box. There was no stiffarm, blocking, or bracing installed, and the scrap box and upper frame came down and crushed the employee's head while he was welding. He was killed instantly.
Keywords: head, unsecured, work rules, welding, lockout, crushed, bracing, dump truck bed
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126718204 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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