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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200260099 - Employee Killed After Struck By Flying Air Jack

Accident: 200260099 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 10/29/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30143138311/19/19964231Tsl, Inc.
On October 29, 1996, Employee #1 and a coworker were using pressure to straighten a bent ICC truck bumper on the company trailer. They positioned a TNT air jack, model 500, under the bumper, and lifted the jack while applying heat to the bumper with a welding torch. As they were working, the air jack slipped from underneath the bumper and struck Employee #1. He sustained three broken ribs, a broken pelvis, and lacerations to the right side of his face. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he died on November 16, 1996, as a result of blood clots that had developed from his injuries.
Keywords: blood clot, fracture, automotive repair, slip, hoist, laceration, pelvis, struck by, flying object, jack
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301431383 Fatality Fracture Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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