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Accident: 85398.015 - Worker Is Found Unconscious And Dies

Accident: 85398.015 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 05/16/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1148439.01505/18/2016W. Smith Cartage Company, Inc.
At 9:00 a.m. on May 16, 2016, a worker in a tanker truck was delivering liquid asphalt to a worksite. As the worker was unloading the tanker trailer, his head was injured. There were no witnesses to the incident; however, the worker was discovered unconscious on the ground next to a tanker truck with labored breathing. He was hospitalized and died the next day as a result of head trauma from a possible fall.
Keywords: tank truck, asphalt, head, material handling, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1148439.015 60 M Fatality Concussion Truck Driver: Heavy/Tractor-Trailer

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