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Accident: 170865836 - Employee'S Leg Amputated By Falling Shipping Container

Accident: 170865836 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 11/25/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12569617905/03/20004013Parsec, Inc.
Employee #1 was working with a crane operator to unload the top containers of a double stack from a rail car to a truck chassis. Employee #1 was unlocking the third container when the second container fell from the crane and crushed his right leg against the bottom container. He was transported to the hospital, where his leg was amputated below the knee. Employee #1 worked for a contractor that handled railcar containerized freight.
Keywords: amputated, unsecured, work rules, suspended load, off loading, struck by, containerized cargo, falling object, crane, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125696179 Hospitalized injury Amputation Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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