Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

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

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.