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Accident: 201175767 - Employee Killed When Pinned Between Vehicles

Accident: 201175767 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 06/01/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12571303206/01/20047699Outsource Fleet Service Inc
On June 1, 2004, Employee #1, a mechanic, was standing in front of a stationary trailer while repairing a hole in its wall. A coworker was located inside the cab of a switch tractor, attempting to fix an air leak. The tractor was parked outside the same bay that Employee #1 was working at. The coworker started the tractor to determine whether he had repaired the air leak. The coworker placed the tractor in gear and it began to move forward. Employee #1 was pinned between the cab of the tractor and the stationary trailer. Employee #1 was pronounced dead.
Keywords: automotive repair, pinned, mechanic, caught between, crushed, motor vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125713032 Fatality Other Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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