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Accident: 14408249 - Employee Killed In Fall From Top Of Railroad Tank Car

Accident: 14408249 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 11/13/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12362154211/17/19974213Dsi Transports, Inc.
Employee #1 was on top of a rail car, disconnecting a 4 in. diameter hose that was used to unload contents from a tanker truck. He sustained fatal head injuries when he apparently fell from the tank car to the ground. Employee #1 was not using any fall protection equipment. There were no witnesses to the accident.
Keywords: head, railroad tank car, work rules, railroad car, fall, fall protection, railroad
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123621542 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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