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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 140465.015 - Employee Is Killed After Being Crushed Inside Bus Wheel Well

Accident: 140465.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 06/29/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1552661.01506/29/2021Penske Truck Leasing Co., Lp

At 2:00 a.m. on Jue 29, 2021, an employee was working inside the front wheel wel l of a Coach AKA Bus looking for an air leak from the air spring suspension syst em when he either disconnected the air hose to air bag suspension system or the air hose became loose. The bus dropped quickly as a result and crushed the emplo yee causing blunt force head injuries and killing him.

Keywords: air hose, air line, air pressure, air spring, blunt force, blunt force trauma, bus, crushed, falling object, head, injury illness prevention program, inspecting, lockout, maintenance, mechanic, motor vehicle, pressur

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1552661.015 25 M Fatality Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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