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Accident: 97337.015 - Employee Is Killed When Truck Slips From Jack

Accident: 97337.015 -- Report ID: 0355123 -- Event Date: 07/19/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1248232.01507/19/2017Highlands Automotive, Inc
At 3:30 p.m. on July 19, 2017, an employee was preparing to rotate tires on a pickup truck that was elevated on a Hunter 16 foot vehicle lift. The vehicle weighed approximately16,000 pounds, which fell while the employee was underneath. The undercarriage of the truck struck the employee in the hear, resulting in a skull fracture. The employee was killed from his injury. The incident investigation revealed that the vehicle had slipped off the jack, causing it to fall.
Keywords: struck by, hydraulic lift, motor vehicle, fracture, falling object, skull
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1248232.015 19 M Fatality Other Automobile mechanic apprentices

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