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Accident: 126142.015 - Automotive Salvage Yard Employee Is Killed By Skid-Steer

Accident: 126142.015 -- Report ID: 0453720 -- Event Date: 05/05/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1475175.01505/05/20205015145348 - N. C Auto Salvage Inc

On May 5, 2020, an employee was working for a firm that sold used motor vehicle parts -- a junkyard or salvage yard. He was trying to operate a skid-steer from outside the operator's compartment. The lifting arm came down, and the employee was caught between the lifting arm and the body of the skid-steer. He was killed .

Keywords: automobile, caught between, caught in, control lever, equipment operator, loader

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1475175.015 37 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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