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Accident: 170207690 - Employee Killed When Crushed Under Bus

Accident: 170207690 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 03/29/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11178860004/01/19914142Bay Rapid Transit Company
Employee #1 was changing the rear tires on a 10-wheel passenger bus. While he was under the bus, it rolled backward off the wooden blocks and over his head, crushing and killing him. The bus, supported by only a jack, had not been effectively blocked or cribbed and its hand brake had not been set.
Keywords: chock, bus, head, maintenance, hand brake, unsecured, blocks, work rules, crushed, jack
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111788600 Fatality Other Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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