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Soldier killed in vehicle roll-over at army base.

Authors
Anonymous
Source
NIOSH 1995 Aug; :1-3
NIOSHTIC No.
20026893
Abstract
A U.S. Army mechanic was killed on March 12, 1995, when the military truck he was driving skidded and rolled over. A passenger in the truck received minor injuries. The truck was a 5-ton cargo vehicle carrying ammunition and other explosives. The driver lost control on a curve in a steep downward grade. Braking resulted in the truck skidding, and a trailer that was being towed by the vehicle "catapulted" off the ground. This resulted in a roll-over that pinned the driver partially outside the truck's front windshield. 1. All motor vehicle operators should wear seatbelts at all times. 2. All motor vehicle drivers must have training appropriate for the environment in which they will be operating. 3. All motor vehicles should be carefully inspected by drivers prior to operation.
Keywords
Accident-analysis; Accident-potential; Accident-prevention; Accidents; Injuries; Injury-prevention; Safety-education; Safety-equipment; Safety-practices; Safety-measures; Traumatic-injuries; Region-10; Work-practices; Work-analysis; Work-environment; Occupational-accidents; Occupational-hazards; Truck-drivers; Drivers; Safety-belts; Motor-vehicles
Publication Date
19950803
Document Type
Field Studies; Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation
Funding Type
Cooperative Agreement
Fiscal Year
1995
NTIS Accession No.
PB2012-111939
NTIS Price
A01
Identifying No.
FACE-95AK005; Cooperative-Agreement-Number-U60-CCU-007089
SIC Code
NAICS-92
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
AK
Performing Organization
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
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