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Accident: 202528881 - Employee Is Injured In Collision With Parked Containers

Accident: 202528881 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 09/16/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30991112110/03/20084225California Cartage Company, Llc
At approximately 1:23 a.m., on September 16, 2008, Employee #1, a yard goat driver, was working the night shift. He was spotting vacant containers parked in the yard for delivery to the dockside for loading, when he hit two of the parked containers on the left side - one after the other. The impact damaged the yard goat cab and the steering wheel, pinning Employee #1. He sustained injuries to his left leg and back, and lacerations to his forehead inflicted by the broken windshield. Paramedics extricated Employee #1 from the damaged yard goat cab and transported him to the hospital. He was hospitalized for treatment, and was released after two days.
Keywords: head, warehouse, pinned, collision, laceration, truck, mech mat handling, containerized cargo, steering wheel, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309911121 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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