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Accident: 14402218 - One Killed, Two Injured In Accident Loading Trailer

Accident: 14402218 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 05/11/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10065419305/12/19874225Fosforo Inc.
Employees #1 through #3 were loading five 7,834.2-lb stainless steel coils into a trailer. Employee #2 was using an Allis Chalmers forklift to load the coils into the trailer, and Employees #1 and #3 would then center and block them. The first coil had been placed and blocked, and Employee #2 had just set down the second coil when the trailer started to overturn toward the right, causing the steel coils to strike the two employees. Employee #1's lower body was crushed, killing him; Employee #3 sustained an injury to his right hip. Employee #2 rolled over in the forklift, injuring his head and neck.
Keywords: loading, head, roll-over, work rules, load shift, industrial truck, trailer, hip, overturn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100654193 Hospitalized injury Dislocation Occupation not reported
2 100654193 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
3 100654193 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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