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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14506737 - Crushed Beneath Falling Automobile

Accident: 14506737 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 08/27/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
149726208/29/19845093Arapahoe Auto Salvage
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS REMOVING A TRANSMISSION FROM A SALVAGE AUTOMOBILE. THE VEHICLE WAS LIFTED BY A 1970 MILITARY SURPLUS FORKLIFT. THE EMPLOYEE WENT BENEATH THE RAISED AUTO TO WORK. THE CAR CAME DOWN, PINNING EMPLOYEE #1 TO THE GROUND. HE SUFFERED A RUPTURED LIVER. HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT SWEDISH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BY THE EMERGENCY ROOM STAFF.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, liver, crushed, industrial truck, automobile, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1497262 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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