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Accident: 200000685 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Falling Automobile

Accident: 200000685 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 04/13/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30224675604/14/19993711Executive Coach Builders
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on April 13, 1999, Employee #1 was working under a limousine when he attempted to move one of the supporting lifting pads slightly so he could better access the work area. He struck the arm of the pad twice with a hammer, causing the arm to move out from underneath the car. The vehicle fell, crushing and killing Employee #1. A coworker who was underneath the vehicle at the same time was able to escape unharmed.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, automotive repair, hoisting mechanism, unsecured, work rules, crushed, automobile, falling object, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302246756 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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