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Accident: 86748.015 - Employee Working On Truck Is Killed When Transmission Falls

Accident: 86748.015 -- Report ID: 0111700 -- Event Date: 07/13/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1162118.01507/13/2016Global Truck Traders, Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on July 13, 2016, an employee was working as an automotive technician for a truck dealer. He was working underneath a truck. He was removing the bolts that held the trucks transmission in place. There was no jack in position to support the transmission. When the transmission had been unbolted, it fell onto the employee. He sustained a head contusion and was killed.
Keywords: struck by, construction vehicle, contusion, jack, motor vehicle, maintenance, head, falling object, automotive repair
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1162118.015 42 M Fatality Fracture Automobile mechanics

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