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Accident: 201371184 - Employee Is Killed When Run Over By Van

Accident: 201371184 -- Report ID: 0317700 -- Event Date: 06/25/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31022912506/26/20071731Ace Electric Inc
On June 25, 2007, Employee #1, a journeyman electrician, was working at the rear of a company construction van, when the driver backed up to make room for a mobile lift to pass through. Employee #1 was pinned under the rear axle, and a forklift had to be used to lift the van and extricate him. Employee #1 did not respond to efforts to resuscitate him, and he was pronounced dead at the local hospital. The van driver was not aware that Employee #1 was behind the vehicle when he backed up.
Keywords: cpr, pinned, electrician, construction, struck by, run over, motor vehicle, backing up
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310229125 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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