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Accident: 170071971 - Employee Injured When Run Over By Street Sweeper

Accident: 170071971 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 07/16/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10447335007/16/19911611Crest Contracting Co., Inc.
Employee #1 was operating a street sweeper. It stalled and he went under the truck to start it. He had left the truck in low gear, and when he crossed the starter the vehicle jumped forward and ran over him. Employee #1 suffered severe crushing injuries. The foreman knew the ignition switch was faulty.
Keywords: vehicle in gear, inadequate maint, work rules, equipment operator, ignition system, construction, crushed, run over, mech malfunction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104473350 Hospitalized injury Other Construction trades, n.e.c.

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