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Accident: 170052369 - Employee Killed When Crushed Under Automobile

Accident: 170052369 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 09/09/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10812199709/09/19915015Arizona Auto & Truck Parts, Inc.
At approximately 12:30 p.m. on September 9, 1991, Employee #1, of Arizona Auto & Truck Parts, Inc., was underneath the front end of a Toyota Camry removing the transmission. The front end of the car was hoisted and was resting on the forks of a forklift. Employee #1 asked a coworker to help him pry the transmission from the top. As the employees began prying the transmission from the car, the car slipped off the forks and crushed Employee #1. He was transported by ambulance to St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 1:41 p.m.
Keywords: automotive repair, unsecured, work rules, slip, crushed, automobile
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108121997 Fatality Other Automobile mechanics

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