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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170354559 - Employee Injured In Fall Through Open Service Pit

Accident: 170354559 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 05/04/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12018696006/13/19957549Speedee Oil Change & Tune-Up
At approximately 2:45 p.m. on May 4, 1995, Employee #1 was servicing a vehicle at a Speedee Oil Change and Tune-up Service Center. As he was returning to his smog bay workstation, he slipped and fell approximately 6 feet into an open service pit in the shop floor. Employee #1 was hospitalized for four days for examination and evaluation. Although he sustained no broken bones, he sustained back and shoulder injuries. Grates over service pits are to be closed except as required to service vehicles.
Keywords: shoulder, automotive repair, unguarded fl opening, work rules, slip, back, fall, floor opening, work surface
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120186960 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Machinery maintenance occupations

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