Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201504925 - Employee Is Injured When Struck By Wheel Assembly

Accident: 201504925 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 05/16/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30733391406/09/20044111Bay Area Rapid Transit District
At approximately 6:45 p.m. on May 16, 2004, Employee #1 was unhooking and de-trucking the X-end wheel assembly of a car in the maintenance yard of the Bay Area Rapid Transit District. He was removing nuts from four center plate bolts. He was using an impact gun and had removed three of the nuts and was removing the fourth when the wheel assembly fell on him, pinning him against the concrete floor. He sustained injuries to his left knee, elbow, left wrist, and spinal cord. He also fractured his left clavicle and left scapular and was hospitalized with his injuries.
Keywords: knee, portable power tool, fracture, automotive repair, pinned, mechanic, struck by, elbow, falling object, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307333914 Hospitalized injury Fracture Specified mechanics and repairers

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close