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Accident: 101084.015 - Employee Falls From Vehicle And Is Killed

Accident: 101084.015 -- Report ID: 0454716 -- Event Date: 11/27/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1279830.01511/28/2017R & E Logistics Inc
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on November 27, 2017, Employee #1, a truck driver, w as dispatched to receive a load of material. Employee #1 arrived at the shipping /receiving lot area, then entered the shipping office to receive his pick-up num ber. He exited the office and drove his truck/trailer to the three lane staging area located 20 yards in front of the shipping office. The employee was second i n line in staging lane one. The truck waiting in front of Employee #1's vehicle moved to the loading area and noticed that the employee was laying on his back n ext to the driver's side door of his truck. Emergency responders were contacted and the employee was removed from the scene by ambulance and transported to a ne arby hospital where he died from his injuries. Employee #1 had sustained multipl e fractured ribs, fracture/dislocation of the 8th and 9th vertebrae, and a lacer ation to his scalp. There were no witnesses identified, but it is believed that Employee #1 fell while attempting to enter or exit the cab of his truck.
Keywords: fall, fracture, laceration, rib, scalp, tractor trailer, vehicle, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1279830.015 51 M Fatality Truck Driver: Heavy/Tractor-Trailer

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