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Accident: 170993190 - Employee Killed When Truck Falls Off Hydraulic Jack

Accident: 170993190 -- Report ID: 0935000 -- Event Date: 03/01/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10294736303/01/19984226Lujan'S Ponderosa Enterprises, Inc.
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on March 1, 1998, Employee #1, of Lujan's Ponderosa Enterprises, Inc., was removing an axle from a small pickup truck in a salvage yard. The pickup truck slipped off the hydraulic jack that was under the passenger side rear leaf spring, crushing his jaw and chest against the ground. Employee #1 was transported to the Guam Naval Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: chest, automotive repair, hydraulic jack, unsecured, slip, caught between, crushed, pickup truck, face, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102947363 Fatality Asphyxia Laborers, except construction

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