Accident Report Detail
Accident: 65250.015 - Automotive Technician Dies After Being Struck By Fan Blade
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|986622.015||07/25/2014||Fremont Brakes & Oil Llc|
At 3:45 p.m. on July 24, 2014, an employee was working for a firm engaged in gen eral automotive repair. He was standing outside the engine compartment of a 1972 Buick. He was diagnosing a problem with the engine. Leaning over the engine, he was manually revving the engine by pushing on the throttle cable connected to t he carburetor. It was reported the engine backfired, and a steel fan blade becam e dislodged. The fan blade went flying toward the employee and struck him on the neck. He sustained lacerations to his neck and he died onsite.