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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 17708272 - Edis General Contractors

Inspection Information - Office: Inactive-Wilmington

Nr: 17708272Report ID: 0317020Open Date: 03/25/1986

Edis General Contractors
General Motors Plant, Boxwood Road
Wilmington, DE 19805
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1542/General Contractors-Nonresidential Buildings, Other than Industrial Buildings and Warehouses
Mailing: 2601 W. 4th Street, Wilmington, DE 19805

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/12/1986
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:06/24/1986

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14317572Event: 03/24/1986Employee Killed When Caught Between Platform And Truck Bed
At 2:50 p.m. on March 24, 1986, Employee #1 was unloading material from a flatbed truck equipped with a tailgate lift platform. He accidentally leaned back and hit the control lever. Employee #1 was crushed between the platform and the truck's bed and was killed.
Keywords: tailgate, work rules, off loading, inattention, control lever, construction, caught between, crushed, flatbed truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 17708272 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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