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Accident: 14498539 - Caught Between Railroad Tank Car And Forklift

Accident: 14498539 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 01/09/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10027139401/13/19863743Tmc Engineering Services
ON JANUARY 9, 1986, A CREW OF FOUR EMPLOYEES WERE MOVING THREE RAILROAD TANK CARS WITH A MASSEY-FERGUSSON MODEL MF 2500 FORKLIFT. THE FORKLIFT DRIVER CAME UPON A SECTION OF THE TRACKS WHERE TWO TRACKS CROSSED. HE CAME TO A STOP IN ORDER TO CLIMB THE TRACKS. THE 3 TANK CARS KEPT ROLLING. THE LEADING CAR RAN INTO THE BACK OF THE FORKLIFT, CRUSHING THE DRIVER'S HEAD. THE FORKLIFT WAS STRADDLING THE TRACKS.
Keywords: head, railroad tank car, crushed, industrial truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100271394 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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