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Accident: 201113636 - Employee Injured By Fallen Car

Accident: 201113636 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 11/19/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12618449811/19/20015093Don Pearson Enterprises
On November 19, 2001, Employee #1 was employed by Don Pearson Enterprises. At the time of the injury Employee #1 was in the yard area where draining of salvage vehicle fluids (gas, transmission, hydraulic, oil) were performed. Employee #1 was injured when the salvage vehicle, a 1979 Camaro, which was lifted by the forks of an industrial truck driven by a coworker, fell on Employee #1 while he was underneath draining oil. Employee #1 suffered a serious t-fracture injury to the twelth vertebrae. Employee #1 was hospitalized for 3 days.
Keywords: fracture, hydraulic lift, vehicle, equipment failure, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126184498 Hospitalized injury Fracture Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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