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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 58308.015 Event: 02/21/2014Employee Is Struck By Milk Truck And Is Killed
At 1:30 p.m. on February 21, 2014, an employee was working alone pumping milk in to his truck at a farm site. The truck was parked on a hill sloping down towards the barn with the rear end five feet away from the building. The truck with mil k weighed approximately 55,700 lbs. During pumping, the truck was left running a nd the parking brake was applied. Once the pumping was complete, the employee we nt behind the vehicle to disconnect the power cord and the milk hose attached to the barn. The employee was in the process of storing the milk hose, when the tr uck slid down the hill. The employee was crushed between the back of the milk tr uck and the barn.
Keywords: asphyxiated, crushing, struck by, truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 959674.015 Fatality Truck drivers, heavy

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