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Accident: 14415475 - Employee Dies When Struck By Vehicle Falling From Lift

Accident: 14415475 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 05/09/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10316467905/10/19945541The Service Station
Employee #1 drove a vehicle onto a Rotary hydraulic lift and raised the lift approximately 6 feet. He then loosened the drain plug to the oil pan to change the oil. Employee #1 was standing below the front bumper when the vehicle fell off the lift. He was struck and killed. The vehicle was not placed correctly on the lift according to the manufacturer's recommendations.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, maintenance, vehicle, work rules, elderly, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103164679 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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