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Accident: 14238810 - Employee'S Foot Crushed When Auto Lift Collapses

Accident: 14238810 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 02/19/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11459708102/07/19917539Grand Auto
Employee #1 had lowered an automobile lift to approximately 12 inches above the concrete floor of a shop. He was reaching into the driver's side of the vehicle when the lift came down on his left foot. He sustained multiple bruises, and fractures of his foot and toe. A faulty spring in the lever had prevented the valve from returning to the checked position.
Keywords: fracture, hydraulic lift, automotive repair, toe, mech malfunction, contusion, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114597081 Non Hospitalized injury Fracture Automobile mechanics

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