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Accident: 170179345 - Employee Injured When Struck By Car Falling Off Jack

Accident: 170179345 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 09/25/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11221402810/19/19907538Williams Bear Wheel Alignment
At 2:38 p.m. on September 25, 1990, Employee #1 was lying on a wooden creeper underneath the left front of a Volkswagen. As he started to move the wooden creeper out from under the vehicle, the car apparently slipped off the front jack. The left front end of the Volkswagen landed on Employee #1's face, neck, and left arm. He was transported by paramedics to Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.
Keywords: automotive repair, vehicle, work rules, mechanic, neck, arm, face, falling object, jack, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112214028 Hospitalized injury Fracture Automobile mechanic apprentices

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