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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 134434.015 Event: 03/31/2021Employee Is Killed When Semi Truck Tips Onto Fence Pole
At 10:00 a.m. on March 31, 2021, an employee was driving a tractor-trailer hauli ng and dumping dirt at a property when the truck tipped over. When the truck fel l, a six inch galvanized steel fence post sticking out of the ground went throug h the driver's side window and pinned the employee to the truck cab center conso le, killing the employee.
Keywords: caught between, caught by, caught in, fracture, head, lung, material handling, metal pole, overturn, pinned, puncture, rib, roll-over, steel, tractor trailer, tractor--truck, trailer truck, truck, truck driver, unstable
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1522518.015 Fatality Truck drivers, light

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