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Accident: 88262.015 - Employee Is Crushed In Between Dump Bed Of Dump Truck And Is

Accident: 88262.015 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 09/01/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1174969.01509/01/2016Pete Sapatis
On September 1, 2016, an employee was helping clean up tree branches that had fa llen from a wind storm by loading the debris on a 1973 Ford Dump Truck. The empl oyee went to dump a load of tree debris when the dump bed got stuck in the up po sition. The employee then got out of the dump truck to look at why the dump bed was stuck, when the dump bed came down hard. The dump bed crushed the employee i n-between the dump bed and the truck. The employee was killed by blunt force tra uma to the head and chest.
Keywords: caught between, crushed, dump truck, mech malfunction, motor vehicle, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1174969.015 56 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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