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Accident: 79676.015 - Employee Is Run Over And Killed By Railroad Car

Accident: 79676.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 09/18/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1093207.01509/18/2015Domtar Incorporated
At 8:30 a.m. on September 18, 2015, an employee was working at a pulp and paper mill. She was riding the lead end of a railroad car as it was being moved into a warehouse. The railcar was too high for the entrance to the warehouse. The top of the railcar struck the awning to the warehouse, and the awning began to colla pse. The employee jumped from the lead car to avoid being hit by the falling awn ing. When she hit the ground, she rolled under the car. Her body was severed. Sh e was killed.
Keywords: caught by, falling object, rail, railroad, railroad car, severed, warehouse
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1093207.015 52 F Fatality Equipment Operator: Heavy

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