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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 140197.015 Event: 10/11/2021Employee Is Killed In Fall From Truck/Trailer
At 10:00 p.m. on October 11, 2021, Employee #1 parked his personal vehicle next to a truck, which had been unhooked from the milk trailer, to remove and transfe r his personal belongings from the passenger side of the truck to his personal v ehicle. The door on the passenger side was open. Employee #1 fell backward from the inside, from either the truck cab floor area (49 inches) or the first step (32 inches) to the cement parking lot below, as he stepped down from the truck t o get off/out of the truck to transfer his personal belongings to his personal v ehicle. The employee was killed due to a head injury and loss of consciousness.
Keywords: fall, fall from elevation, head, tractor trailer, unconsciousness
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1558172.015 Fatality Truck Driver: Heavy/Tractor-Trailer

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