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Accident: 170378889 - Employee'S Leg Crushed By Falling Truck Bed

Accident: 170378889 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 10/23/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11180549510/23/19963713House Of Wreckers Inc.
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on October 23, 1996, Employee #1 was working underneath a heavy truck bed that was suspended from front and rear winch lines and supported by a welded-on bracket. He was using a gas torch to cut the welds on the bracket when the truck bed moved. The bracket overturned and the truck bed fell on Employee #1's leg. He sustained crushing injuries, along with burns from his gas torch. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment.
Keywords: burn, acetylene torch, unsecured, work rules, welder, crushed, truck, falling object, cutting and burning, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111805495 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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