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Accident: 14332985 - Crushed Between Two Flatbed Trailers

Accident: 14332985 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 12/05/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10186538412/08/19865051Carolina Steel Corp.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS STANDING BETWEEN TWO FLATBED TRAILER TRUCKS WHICH WERE PARKED REAR TO REAR. HE WAS SUPERVISING THE TRANSFER OF I-BEAMS FROM ONE TRUCK TO THE OTHER. WHEN THE FIRST GROUP OF I-BEAMS WAS LIFTED FROM ONE TRUCK, THAT TRUCK ROLLED BACKWARDS INTO THE OTHER, CATCHING AND CRUSHING EMPLOYEE #1 BETWEEN THEM. HE SUFFERED SEVERAL BROKEN RIBS AND A RUPTURED HEART. HE WAS DEAD ON ARRIVAL AT THE HOSPITAL.
Keywords: heart, fracture, rupture, crushed, rib, trailer, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101865384 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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