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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 102716370 - Csx Transportation

Inspection Information - Office: Raleigh

Nr: 102716370Report ID: 0420300Open Date: 05/20/1996

Csx Transportation
5419 Hovis Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28208
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4013/Railroad Switching and Terminal Establishments
Mailing: 400 Lawton Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/22/1996
Close Case:08/16/1996

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200420024Event: 05/15/1996Employee Killed When Crushed Between Boxcar And Loading Dock
Employee #1 was helping to move and place loaded railway boxcars. At the time of the accident, he was waiting in a 30 in. by 48 in. offset cavity of the loading dock for the last boxcar to pass before disconnecting the train engine from the boxcars. Apparently Employee #1 became caught by an appendage on a railway boxcar and he was pulled 26 ft along an 8.5 in. opening between the moving boxcar and the loading dock. He rotated at least three times, sustaining a crushed pelvis and abdomen. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the scene by the local medical examiner's office.
Keywords: clearance, abdomen, work rules, railroad car, caught by, crushed, pelvis, boxcar, loading dock, railroad
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102716370 Fatality Dislocation Occupation not reported

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