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Accident: 14427504 - Crushed By Falling Safe

Accident: 14427504 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 02/12/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10158904202/13/19864731Weicker Moving & Storage
ON FEBRUARY 12, 1986, AT APPROXIMATELY 3:30 PM, SEVERAL EMPLOYEES WERE MOVING A 5,000 POUND SAFE ACROSS THE PLATFORM OF A 4,000 POUND HYDRAULIC LIFT. THE LIFT FAILED, CRASHING TO THE FLOOR. THE SAFE FELL OVER AND PINNED EMPLOYEE #1 BETWEEN THE SAFE AND A TRUCK. THE EMPLOYEE'S CHEST WAS CRUSHED. THE HYDRAULIC TRUCK LIFT INVOLVED WAS MANUFACTURED BY MAXON INDUSTRIES IN CALIFORNIA.
Keywords: chest, hydraulic lift, overloaded, crushed, safe, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101589042 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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