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Accident: 201638186 - Employee'S Back Is Fractured In Fall

Accident: 201638186 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 11/18/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31283732112/10/20085511Saturn Of Beaverton Inc
On November 18, 2008, Employee #1 was working on an SUV that was elevated on a hoist. The vehicle was idling when the engine started revving up. He attempted to climb up the hoist to shut off the vehicle and fell backwards, approximately 5 ft. He landed on an engine platform and rolled off onto the floor. The engine platform then fell on top of him. Employee #1 was hospitalized with a fractured back.
Keywords: fracture, hydraulic lift, mechanic, back, crushed, truck, fall, struck by, machine--misc
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312837321 Hospitalized injury Fracture Automobile mechanics

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