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Accident: 200452092 - Employee Is Caught Between Two Railcars And Crushed To Death

Accident: 200452092 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 07/21/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31016609507/21/20063295Ims Division, Tube City Ims
On July 21, 2006, Employee #1 was working for a company that prepared mined or quarried material. As boxcars were being switched around the facility, Employee #1 was riding on a railcar. Another railcar had been uncoupled, but its brakes had not been set. Employee #1 was caught between that car and the one on which he was riding. He was crushed to death. He also sustained bruises, contusions, and abrasions.
Keywords: brake, railroad car, brakeman, riding on equipment, caught between, crushed, abrasion, boxcar, mill--plant, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310166095 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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