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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170694749 - Employee Killed After Entering Unsafe Railroad Car

Accident: 170694749 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 02/07/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12008914902/08/19944225Workman Enterprises
Employee #1 entered a Golden West Service Railroad car, serial #GUSR 768001, that had been identified by his company's management as unsafe. Employees working in a warehouse had been instructed not to enter this railroad car. A coworker found Employee #1 lying with a railroad car partition divider on top of him. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Keywords: pinned, unsecured panel, work rules, railroad car, partition, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120089149 Fatality Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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