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Accident: 137128.015 - Employee Is Killed When Car Falls Off Jack

Accident: 137128.015 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 05/12/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1537097.01505/14/2021Firebaugh Tire
At 5:00 p.m. on May 12, 2021, an employee, working part-time in a tire shop, was under a customer's car changing the oil. The car was lifted and supported by a jack but there were no jack stands. The jack failed and the car fell onto the em ployee resulting in crushing injuries to his head and abdomen and severe bleedin g. The employee died from his injuries.
Keywords: abdomen, automobile, crushed, falling object, head, jack, loss of blood, maintenance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1537097.015 16 M Fatality

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