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Accident: 200033595 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Hydraulic Platform Lift

Accident: 200033595 -- Report ID: 0521700 -- Event Date: 12/23/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31393164412/23/20095063Storage Battery Systems, Inc.

At approximately 1:15 p.m. on December 23, 2009, Employee #1 was repairing the MTC Model Number PCHE-2-40-DS-M Battery Power Changer (Serial Number 0653932) at a Coca-Cola Bottling facility. The power changer, a hydraulic platform lift, was leaking hydraulic fluid. During the repair, he positioned himself beneath the raised carriage, when the lift lost pressure and dropped on him. Emergency medical personnel responded, but he was pronounced dead at the scene

Keywords: hydraulic lift, repair, crushed, struck by, machine--misc

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313931644 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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