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Accident: 14519409 - Crushed By Caterpillar Tractor Loader

Accident: 14519409 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 12/27/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10180998601/02/19864491Lake Charles Stevedores Inc
EMPLOYEE #1, A LONGSHOREMAN, WAS WORKING AS A SHOVELMAN IN THE HOLD OF A SHIP, ASSISTING IN THE DISCHARGE OF LEAD CONCENTRATE ORE. TWO CATERPILLAR LOADERS (BULLDOZERS) WERE WORKING IN THE HOLD, PUSHING THE ORE INTO A PILE UNDER THE HATCH, WHERE IT COULD BE PICKED UP WITH A CLAM SHELL BUCKET. EMPLOYEE #1 WENT TO THE WATER BARREL, WHICH WAS AGAINST THE STARBOARD BULKHEAD. ONE OF THE TRACTORS, WHICH WAS BACKING UP, STRUCK AND CRUSHED EMPLOYEE #1 AGAINST THE BULKHEAD.
Keywords: back-up alarm, longshoring, crushed, loader, bulldozer, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101809986 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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