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Accident: 132518.015 - Employee Is Killed After Being Crushed By Truck

Accident: 132518.015 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 12/23/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1510700.01512/23/2020Sharp Industries Inc
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on December 23, 2020, an employee was working as a w arehouse worker. The employee was asked to assist a truck driver back his trail er with a container into the warehouse inside the loading dock. As the truck dri ver backed the trailer into the loading dock the trailer began to move in the di rection of the warehouse north wall. As the trailer began to veer to the north w all, the employee guiding the truck from the driver's side of the truck moved to the rear of the trailer to check the proximity of the trailer to the north wall . As the employee walked to the rear of the trailer, the driver of the truck con tinued to back the trailer into the loading dock area, striking the employee, an d crushing him between the rear of the trailer and the loading dock. The employ ee died at the hospital from these injuries.
Keywords: backing up, caught between, crushed, crushing, loading dock, struck by, tractor trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1510700.015 50 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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