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Accident: 200672152 - Employee Killed When Container Falls On Truck Cab

Accident: 200672152 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 09/10/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30188849109/10/19994412Seaboard Marine
Employee #1 was driving in the port when he pulled out of a blind intersection into the path of a top loader that was on the main travel way. The top loader was able to stop in time, but the loaded container it was carrying tipped over onto the cab of Employee #1's truck. He was crushed and killed. The container was in a position that was too high and too far forward on the loader for safe transport.
Keywords: unsecured, work rules, crushed, loader, struck by, containerized cargo, falling object, truck driver, unstable load, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301888491 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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