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Accident: 14554331 - Welder Killed When Struck By Falling Side Of Railroad Car

Accident: 14554331 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 09/08/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
Employee #1 was cutting a railroad gravel car to prepare it for scrapping by a coworker who had already finished cutting his own car. Employee #1 was cutting on the south side of the car when the car's side fell over on him. He was killed.
Keywords: dismantling, unsecured, work rules, railroad car, welder, struck by, falling object, cutting and burning
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100543206 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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