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Accident: 200620227 - Employee Killed When Head Crushed By Shipping Container

Accident: 200620227 -- Report ID: 0454713 -- Event Date: 04/30/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12735184905/05/19983315Copperweld
Employee #1 was loading trailers and shipping containers. A driver backed a truck and a shipping container into the middle bay of the loading dock, made adjustments to be ready to receive a load, and then set the brake. He was walking into the building when he saw Employee #1 caught between the container and the wall of the building. He summoned help and moved his truck, freeing Employee #1. He died of crushing injuries to his head.
Keywords: clearance, head, work rules, caught between, crushed, truck, mech mat handling, containerized cargo, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 127351849 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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