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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1581829.015 - Fedex Ground Package System, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Avenel


Inspection Nr: 1581829.015
Report ID: 0213400
Date Opened: 03/04/2022

Site Address:
Fedex Ground Package System, Inc.
25-53 Talmadge Rd
Edison, NJ 08817

Mailing Address:
25-53 Talmadge Rd, Edison, NJ 08817

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 492110/Couriers

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference:


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1872594
Case Status: OPEN

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 144289.015
Event: 03/04/2022
Worker Is Killed When Crushed Between Loading Dock And Backi

At 4:30 a.m. on March 4, 2022, an employee was working as a traffic, shipping, a nd receiving clerk for a courier and express delivery service. He was a dock man ager. He was standing on the ground in front of loading dock number 86 at his wo rk site. A trailer was pulled in a few feet away from the edge of the loading do ck. One end of a roller conveyor was still inside the truck. The driver of the t ruck backed the trailer up against the dock to make it easier to retract the con veyor into the warehouse dock. The employee, on the ground outside the dock, was pinned between the back of the trailer and the edge of the loading dock. His vi tal internal organs were crushed. He was killed.

Keywords:backing up, caught between, crushed, internal injuries, loading dock, manager, material handling, package delivery, roller conveyor, tractor trailer, trailer, trailer truck, truck, warehouse

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1581829.015 Fatality Traffic, shipping and receiving clerks
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