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Accident: 170897953 - Employee'S Pelvis Fractured When Pinned Between Truck Tires

Accident: 170897953 -- Report ID: 0950644 -- Event Date: 01/26/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12025953602/18/19991611Manhole Adjusting Inc.
At approximately 5:10 p.m. on January 26, 1999, Employee #1 was adjusting the rear brakes of trailer #227 in the company yard while a coworker was changing the vehicle's windshield wipers. The coworker, thinking that Employee #1 had finished with the brakes, started up the truck after installing the new wipers. The truck lurched forward approximately 6 in., pinning Employee #1 between the tires of the rear axle. The coworker heard him yell out, and moved the tractor trailer backward a few inches. Paramedics were called and Employee #1 was transported to USC Medical Center for treatment of a fractured pelvis.
Keywords: fracture, automotive repair, pinned, construction, trailer truck, caught between, pelvis, tractor trailer, communication
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Maintenance or repair Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 120259536 Hospitalized injury Fracture Helpers, mechanics and repairers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Paving
FatCause: Crushed/run-over of non-operator by operating cons

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