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Accident: 171058357 - Employee Killed When Head Caught Between Vehicles

Accident: 171058357 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 11/03/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30116405911/04/19995531Buffalo Bro'S Tire Outfitters
Employee #1, age 17, was raising a vehicle on jacks directly behind a vehicle whose tires had just been changed and was leaving. The driver was backing out of the driveway when Employee #1's head became caught between the two vehicles. He was killed. The driver did not see Employee #1 as he was backing up.
Keywords: head, automotive repair, vehicle, work rules, driver, caught between, motor vehicle, backing up, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301164059 Fatality Other Automobile mechanic apprentices

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