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Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200670388 Event: 08/06/1996Employee Killed When Crushed By Falling Ramp
On August 6, 1996, Employee #1 was lowering a lowboy ramp that was controlled by a hydraulic ram. He was standing under the ramp when, without warning, it fell on top of him. Employee #1 was killed. The left ramp had fallen while he was driving. The hydraulic ram assembly had then broken off, and the hydraulic line had parted.
Keywords: hydraulic ram, hydraulic lift, ramp, equipment failure, hydraulic line, struck by, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 116512427 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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