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Accident: 170886360 - Employee Killed When Pinned Between Vehicle And Wall

Accident: 170886360 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 10/12/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12557032510/15/19963711Quinn Company, Inc.
Employee #1 had finished repairing a dual-axle diesel cab and was ready to start the truck to test it. He was standing on the floor when he reached into the cab and hit the ignition switch. The engine turned over and the truck lurched backward, pinning Employee #1 between the door of the cab and the door frame of the building. He was killed. The vehicle was in gear and Employee #1 had not set the brake.
Keywords: vehicle in gear, wall, automotive repair, brake, pinned, work rules, started in gear, truck, tractor--truck, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125570325 Fatality Other Heavy equipment mechanics

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