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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14196026 - Employee Crushed Between Truck Cab And Frame

Accident: 14196026 -- Report ID: 0352420 -- Event Date: 10/17/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10202436110/17/19854212United Parcel Service
AFTER COMPLETING ENGINE REPAIRS ON A DIESEL TRACTOR, EMPLOYEE #1 BEGAN LOWERING THE CAB, USING A HYDRAULIC CAB JACK. THE CAB HUNG UP ON THE GEAR SHIFT LEVER. THE EMPLOYEE PLACED HIMSELF BETWEEN THE DESCENDING CAB AND THE TRUCK FRAME WHILE TRYING TO CLEAR THE HANGUP. HE WAS PINNED BETWEEN THE CAB AND THE TRUCK FRAME ACROSS HIS LOWER CHEST AND ABDOMEN, AND CRUSHED TO DEATH.
Keywords: chest, abdomen, hydraulic jack, work rules, crushed, truck, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102024361 Fatality Asphyxia Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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