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Accident: 98050.015 - Employee Is Struck By A Falling Automotive Lift And Crushes

Accident: 98050.015 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 08/07/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1253945.01508/08/2017The Diesel Authority Lp

At 4:23 p.m. on August 7, 2017, an employee was moving an automotive lift into p osition for anchoring using a forklift. The employee pushed too hard with the f orklift against the bottom of a post and caused it to fall backward towards the employee. The employee tried to catch the lift as it fell and was struck in the head by the lift. The employee was crushed when knocked to the ground.

Keywords: crushed, falling object, head, hydraulic lift, material handling, powered industrial vehicle, struck by

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1253945.015 29 M Fatality Automobile mechanics

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