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Accident: 170623557 - Employee Injured In Fall Off Auto Lift

Accident: 170623557 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 06/08/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11201703311/18/19967533Midas Of Bakersfield
On June 8, 1996, Employee #1 was looking under the hood of a car that was on a twin-post, drive-on auto lift when a coworker raised the lift. Not realizing the ramp had been lifted, Employee #1 stepped backward off the lift and fell approximately 63 in. onto a concrete floor. He sustained a concussion and contusions on his arms.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, automotive repair, work rules, fall, arm, concussion, walking backward, communication, work surface, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112017033 Hospitalized injury Concussion Automobile mechanics

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