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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14554398 - Employee Crushed Between Rail Car Couplers

Accident: 14554398 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 06/20/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10004705906/23/19865093Aaron Ferer & Sons Company
EMPLOYEE #1, CLASSFIED AS A LOADER/HELPER, WAS SWITCHING RAILROAD CARS (COUPLING AND UNCOUPLING) IN A SCRAP YARD. HE WAS LAST SEEN BY THE DIESEL SWITCH ENGINE OPERATOR AS HE WAS WALKING DOWN THE RAILROAD TRACKS AHEAD OF 3 CARS ATTACHED TO THE SWITCH ENGINE. WHILE ATTEMPTING TO BACK AN ADDITIONAL 5 CARS UP TO THE 3 ALREADY CONNECTED TO THE SWITCH ENGINE, HE APPARENTLY PLACED THE RIGHT SIDE OF HIS CHEST BETWEEN THE COUPLES. HE WAS CRUSHED WHEN THE COUPLES CAME TOGETHER.
Keywords: chest, railroad car, crushed, railroad, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100047059 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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