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Accident: 201691771 - Employee'S Leg Is Amputated When Run Over By Crane

Accident: 201691771 -- Report ID: 0950662 -- Event Date: 05/17/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30128161405/18/20054491American President Lines (Apl)
At 9:30 a.m. on May 17, 2005, Employee #1, a clerk with American President Lines, entered a container storage area to direct other employees which containers to load onto waiting trucks adjacent to the stacks of containers and under a Transtainer (Manufactured by Noell Rubber Tire Gantry Crane). Employee #1 then crossed from the outside of the Transtainer in front of its wheel to find the next container to be loaded. Another employee backed the Transtainer and ran over Employee #1's lower right leg. He was hospitalized for amputation of the leg and degloving injuries.
Keywords: wheel, amputated, gantry crane, struck by, containerized cargo, run over, communication, backing up, inattention, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301281614 Hospitalized injury Amputation Longshore equipment operators

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