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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 887224 - Employee Injured When Vehicle Falls Off Lift

Accident: 887224 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 03/07/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10436871703/09/19897539Town & Country Pontiac Nissan, Inc.

Employee #1, a mechanic, was performing maintenance work on the underside of a vehicle that had been elevated using a Benwil automotive lift with a maximum capacity of 7,000 lb. The vehicle slipped from the lift and struck the employee. He sustained shoulder and back injuries, and was hospitalized. A subsequent inspection revealed that the lift had some defective parts.

Keywords: maintenance, shoulder, automotive repair, vehicle, unsecured, equipment failure, back, struck by, falling object

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104368717 Hospitalized injury Other Automobile mechanics

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