Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 104714.015 - Employee Is Crushed Between Cargo Van And Paint Booth Wall
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|1308084.015||04/16/2018||811121||Dustys Collision Inc|
Abstract: At 4:45 p.m. on April 2, 2018, an employee was working for a shop that provided automotive body, paint, and interior repair, and maintenance, following collisio ns, for example. He and two coworkers were preparing a paint booth for a painter to paint a Chevrolet Class B panel van the next day. They parked the van inside the paint booth approximately 1.8 to 2.4 meters (6 to 8 feet) from the back wal l. It was not positioned correctly; the back of the van didn't clear the door. O ne of the coworkers entered the van to move it further into the booth about 150 to 300 millimeters (6 to 12 inches). The employee was in front of the van, guidi ng his coworker, the driver, in. When the driver started the van, and the engine revved, as most vehicles do when first started. The coworker didn't wait for th e engine to slow down. He immediately put the van in gear. The van lunged forwar d and struck the employee. It pinned him between the front of the van and the ba ck wall of the paint booth. The employee sustained injuries to his pancreas. He required surgery. He was hospitalized.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||1308084.015||18||M||Hospitalized injury||Laborers, except construction|