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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 102620556 - U. S. P. S. Airmail Facility

Inspection Information - Office: Inact-Minneapolis

Nr: 102620556Report ID: 0523700Open Date: 12/17/1990

U. S. P. S. Airmail Facility
Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport
St. Paul, MN 55111
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4311/United States Postal Service

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/13/1991
Close Case:02/15/1991

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14363998Event: 12/15/1990Employee Killed When Run Over By Backing Truck
Employee #1 was attempting to remove a sack of mail from the path of a fuel tanker that was backing up at an airport. Although the vehicle was equipped with wide-angle rearview mirrors, the driver did not see Employee #1. Apparently Employee #1 misjudged the truck's speed and distance. His head was run over and he was killed.
Keywords: tank truck, head, airport, obstructed view, run over, backing up
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102620556 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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