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Accident: 202545141 - Mechanic Pins, Fractures Wrist Between Van Chassis And Lift

Accident: 202545141 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 03/22/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31486493505/02/20137538The Pep Boys Manny Moe & Jack Of California
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on March 22, 2013, Employee #1, a 42-year-old mechanic with the Pep Boys Manny Moe & Jack of California was in service bay lift number two work area, when Employee #1 positioned the lift points under the vehicle chassis while a coworker in training was at the lift controls. The coworker in training engaged the lift while Employee #1's hand was still under the vehicle. Employee #1's hand was crushed between the lift point and the chassis of a van. Employee #1 sustained multiple fractures of his right wrist and was hospitalized as a result.
Keywords: fracture, hydraulic lift, pinned, mechanic, automobile, wrist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314864935 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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