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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14305338 Event: 05/11/1987Crushed Between Truck Crane And Trailer
EMPLOYEE#1 WAS STANDING BETWEEN A TRAILER, LOADED WITH A ROCK CRUSHER CONE, AND A GROVE RT 605 CRANE. THE CRANE WAS MOVING FORWARD, TOWARDS THE TRAILER. THE CRANE OPERATOR WAS BEING DIRECTED BY ANOTHER EMPLOYEE. WHEN THE CRANE OPERATOR OBSERVED MOVEMENT TO HIS RIGHT, HE ATTEMPTED TO STOP THE CRANE. HE ACCIDENTLY STEPPED ON THE ACCELERATOR INSTEAD OF THE BRAKE. THE CRANE JUMPED FORWARD, CRUSHING THE EMPLOYEE.
Keywords: accelerator pedal, brake, truck crane, crushed, trailer, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2532760 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Truck drivers, heavy

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