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A Diesel Mechanic Dies When He is Crushed Between the Tire and the Cab of a Fire Truck, California

California Case Report: 08CA009

SUMMARY

A diesel mechanic died when he was crushed between the left front tire and the cab of a fire truck. The victim was attaching gauges and connections from a diagnostic monitor machine to the truck engine when the incident occurred. The CA/FACE investigator determined that, in order to prevent future occurrences:

A Diesel Mechanic Dies When He is Crushed Between the Tire and the Cab of a Fire Truck [PDF 294 KB]

 
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