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Accident: 200783207 - Bales Of Communication Wire Strike Employee Killing Him

Accident: 200783207 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 07/15/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30748556507/15/20044213Service First Logistic (Sfl)

On July 15, 2004, a tractor-trailer driver stood in front of bales of communication wire, waiting to guide another tractor-trailer driver backwards into the dock area of a metal scrap yard. Two bales of communication wire fell off the stored stacks falling on the driver who was standing. The employee was crushed and killed by the falling bales.

Keywords: communication cable, driver, scrap yard, crushed, scrap metal, struck by, tractor trailer, falling object, loading dock

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307485565 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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