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Accident: 27295.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Truck Trailer

Accident: 27295.015 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 09/02/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
611938.01509/02/2012Aj'S Transport, Llc
At 6:30 p.m. on September 2, 2012, an employee was replacing a tire from the tra iler of an 18-wheeler truck used for hauling cars. As he used a 20 ton Air Bottl e hydraulic jack (model number: 18202C) to raise the trailer, the hydraulics of the jack failed. The trailer fell and crushed the employee, who suffered a fract ured skull and bruised chest, resulting in his death.
Keywords: chest, contusion, crushed, equipment failure, fracture, head, hydraulic lift, struck by, tractor trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 611938.015 23 M Fatality

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