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Accident: 868190 - Employee Killed When Pinned Between Vehicle And Loading Dock

Accident: 868190 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 04/24/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10884824304/24/19922711Plain Dealer

Employee #1 was behind a minivan that was backed approximately 5 ft from a loading dock. He was helping the driver open the rear door. The vehicle was in reverse gear and the driver was twisted around in his seat to get a better view of the rear. His foot slipped from the brake onto the gas pedal. Employee #1 was pinned and crushed between the van and the loading dock. Emergency services were summoned and the employee was taken to the hospital, where he died later that day.

Keywords: vehicle in gear, dock, vehicle, pinned, work rules, slip, crushed, foot

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108848243 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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