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Accident: 103599.015 - Employee Is Pinned Between Coal Car Doors And Is Killed

Accident: 103599.015 -- Report ID: 0420100 -- Event Date: 12/10/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1283622.01512/12/2017Gubmk Constructors
At 2:45 p.m. on December 10, 2017, an employee was cleaning up a coal spill bene ath a coal rail car with a vacuum hose. The employee was between two hopper door s when a pneumatic valve was activated to close the doors and he was caught betw een the doors when they closed. The employee was hospitalized and died later as a result of internal injuries from being pinned between the two doors.
Keywords: coal car, door, pinned, railroad car
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1283622.015 36 M Fatality Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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