Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 828764 - Employee Killed When Vehicle Fell On Him

Accident: 828764 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 02/22/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10420664402/29/19885932Aikey Auto Salvage
EMPLOYEE #1 USED A POWERED INDUSTRIAL TRUCK TO HOIST THE BACK OF A PICKUP TRUCK ABOUT FOUR FEET OFF THE GROUND SO HE COULD REMOVE THE GAS TANK FROM THE PICKUP. HE FAILED TO USE ANY TYPE OF SECONDARY SUPPORT DEVICE (EG. BLOCKS). WHEN HE CRAWLED UNDER THE PICKUP TO REMOVE THE GAS TANK THE PICKUP SLIPPED OFF THE SINGLE FORK SUPPORTING IT AND FELL ONTO EMPLOYEE #1. HE WAS CRUSHED TO DEATH.
Keywords: blocks, work rules, crushed, industrial truck, struck by, pickup truck, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 104206644 Fatality Asphyxia Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close