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Accident: 67891.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Falling Vehicle

Accident: 67891.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 09/07/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
994869.01509/10/2014James R Enterprises Inc
At 10:30 a.m. on September 7, 2014, an employee was standing beneath a scrapped vehicle that was elevated by the forks of a forklift to puncture its gas tank. A s he struck the gas tank, the hydraulics of the forklift failed. The employee wa s crushed beneath the car, resulting in his death.
Keywords: crushed, equipment failure, hydraulic lift, unstable load, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 994869.015 38 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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