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Accident: 14464556 - Employee Caught Between Railroad Coal Cars

Accident: 14464556 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 01/22/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
276109601/23/19853315Inland Steel Company
AT APPROXIMATELY 1:30 PM (CST) ON JANUARY 22, 1985, EMPLOYEE #1, AN OPERATOR HELPER EMPLOYED BY THE INLAND STEEL COMPANY, 3210 WATLING STREET, EAST CHICAGO, INDIANA 46312, INCURRED FATAL INJURIES WHEN HE WAS CAUGHT BETWEEN TWO COAL CARS. THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED AT THE CAR DUMPING FACILITY, NUMBER 2 COKE PLANT OF PLANT NUMBER TWO. EMPLOYEE #1 INCURRED FRACTURES OF THE LOWER SPINE AND PELVIS, AS WELL AS LACERATIONS OF THE KIDNEYS, BLADDER AND INTESTINES. HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE HOSPITAL.
Keywords: fracture, spine, railroad car, caught between, laceration, pelvis, bladder, kidney, coal car
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2761096 Fatality Concussion Rail vehicle operators, n.e.c.

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