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Accident: 170785760 - Employee Working In Manhole Struck By Motor Vehicle

Accident: 170785760 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 12/06/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12586733301/06/19995541A & A Beacon Gas
Employee #1 was working as a clerk at a gas station in Vallejo, CA. He and a coworker were assigned to clean and remove water from a manhole using a 5-gallon bucket as a scoop. As he stood up in the manhole to haul out a bucket of water, a motor vehicle drove over the manhole and struck Employee #1 in the head. He sustained a head laceration and a neck injury, and was transported to the hospital.
Keywords: head, vehicle, work rules, cleaning, laceration, neck, struck by, manhole, motor vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125867333 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Sales counter clerks

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