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Inspection: 1581829.015 - Fedex Ground Package System, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Avenel
Fedex Ground Package System, Inc.
25-53 Talmadge Rd
Edison, NJ 08817
25-53 Talmadge Rd, Edison, NJ 08817
Union Status: NonUnion
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
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
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