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Accident: 201282472 - Automotive Technician Is Struck And Killed By Equipment

Accident: 201282472 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 02/07/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30961983102/07/20074731Se Independent Delivery Services, Inc
On February 7, 2007, Employee #1 was working for a firm that arranged transportation of packages and cargo. He was at the firm's facility performing maintenance on a yard jockey parked behind a tractor that was itself being serviced in bay number two. The tractor had just had service performed on the brakes on the driver's side of the front rear tandem axle. A few minutes after the axle was lowered to the ground, the tractor rolled off the front jack stands and traveled about 14 feet, striking Employee #1 in the chest and pinning him between the rear of the tractor and the yard jockey. He was killed.
Keywords: chest, maintenance, asphyxiated, automotive repair, struck by, tractor--truck, falling object, jack, motor vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309619831 Fatality Other Supervisors, mechanics and repairers

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