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Accident: 35356.015 - Employee Falls From Car Carrier, Hits Head On Ground, And La

Accident: 35356.015 -- Report ID: 0214700 -- Event Date: 11/21/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
763881.01512/03/2012Jack Cooper Transport Co.
At 12:15 p.m. on November 21, 2012, an employee was unloading vehicles from a ca r carrier. The employee had two cars left to be removed from the carrier that w as approximately 8 feet above the ground. The employee was standing on the deck of the car carrier while unstrapping the wheel of the vehicle and fell to the g round. The employee fractured his pelvis and suffered head trauma, dying later from his injuries.
Keywords: elevated work plat, fall, head, tow truck, towed equipment
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 763881.015 60 M Fatality Truck drivers, heavy

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