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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200812030 Event: 11/15/2005Employee Is Killed When Caught Between Loader And Truck
On November 15, 2005, Employee #1 was operating a front-end loader to off-load used shingles from an enclosed flatbed truck. The loader operator stepped down from his loader, after he lowered the bucket to the ground. When Employee #1 was between the truck and the loader, the truck backed up and crushed him between the two vehicles. Employee #1 was transported to a local hospital, where he died during surgery.
Keywords: front end loader, caught between, crushed, off loading, struck by, flatbed truck, backhoe, communication, backing up, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307009985 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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