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Accident: 201573094 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Suspended Vehicle

Accident: 201573094 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 06/13/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30900487706/13/20065093A-Du Well Auto Salvage
On June 13, 2006, Employee #1, a worker at a salvage yard, was working under two crushed vehicles to remove the rear end of the bottom car with a welding torch. The crushed cars were suspended from a front-end-loader equipped with forks. While he was cutting the rear of the bottom car, the top car fell from the forks and landed on Employee #1, who was killed.
Keywords: head, scrap yard, manual mat handling, struck by, falling object, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309004877 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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