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Accident: 170183024 - Employee Injured When Struck By Van Rolling Off Ramps

Accident: 170183024 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 12/18/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11175327312/02/19917538A-1 All American Auto Service
Employee #1, an automobile mechanic helper, and the owner were working on a van. The van's front wheels were placed on portable metal ramps. Before the owner could place chocks under the rear wheels, Employee #1 placed his head and chest under the front of the van to hook up the gears. The van rolled off the ramps and its frame struck Employee #1's chest, resulting in abrasions. The paramedics were called and transported Employee #1 to the hospital, where he was examined and released.
Keywords: chest, automotive repair, vehicle, ramp, unsecured, work rules, mechanic, abrasion, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111753273 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Automobile mechanics

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