Accident Report Detail
Accident: 170895775 - Employee Killed When Motor Home Falls Off Jacks
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|126129287||03/27/2000||7549||United Road Services Dba Bill & Wags,Inc.|
At approximately 9:15 a.m. on March 27, 2000, Employee #1, a tow-truck driver for Bill and Wag's, Inc., was working on the drive shaft of a motor home, plate # E33LT, that was raised on jacks on the right shoulder of Interstate 10E in Pomona, CA. He was using hand tools when the motor home suddenly lurched forward about a foot and crushed him. Employee #1 was transported to Pomona Valley Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The employer stated that Employee #1 had not used the wood chocks that were available to him in the tow truck. According to the owner of the vehicle, Employee #1 had turned off the engine prior to beginning work.
|1||126129287||Fatality||Other||Truck drivers, light|