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Accident: 84337.015 - Worker Crushed By Car At County Fair Ride.

Accident: 84337.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 04/06/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1138208.01504/06/2016Showtime Rides, Inc.
At 2:45 p.m. on April 6, 2016, an employee was working for a firm that provided and operated rides at county fairs and similar events. He was torqueing the bolts underneath a Gondola Car Ride #1. As he was torqueing the bolts underneath an elevated gondola car ride, the car dropped on top of his back and he was pinned between the car and the deck. He sustained traumatic asphyxiation, and he was killed.
Keywords: amusement park/carnival, suspended load, asphyxiated, lockout/tagout, maintenance, falling object, crushing
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1138208.015 23 M Fatality Asphyxia

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