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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300447067 - Hudson Quarry Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Concord

Nr: 300447067Report ID: 0111700Open Date: 08/11/1998

Hudson Quarry Corporation
6 Candy Lane
Hudson, NH 03051
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5211/Lumber and Other Building Materials Dealers

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/19/1998
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:08/19/1998

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200610269Event: 08/06/1998Employee Killed When Crushed Between Two Boom Trucks
Employee #1 was spotting for two International TK standard transmission flatbed boom trucks that were being driven into and parked in a warehouse. Truck #HQ5 had been driven directly into the warehouse through an overhead garage door, was turned off, and parked. The second truck, #HQ4 was being backed into the warehouse through the same garage door. Employee #1 was at the side of the truck, spotting for the driver, who was watching him in his passenger-side rearview mirror. Employee #1 yelled "Good!" when the back of #HQ4 was within 2 ft to 3 ft of the parked boom truck. The driver stopped and activated the air brakes. As he was shutting down the vehicle, he inadvertently let his foot off the clutch. The truck lurched backward, pinning Employee #1 between the two vehicles. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he died two days later of crushing injuries sustained in the accident. It is not known why Employee #1 was walking between the two trucks.
Keywords: boom truck, clearance, vehicle in gear, signalman, work rules, caught between, crushed, truck, backing up
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300447067 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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