Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Alert: Due to routine maintenance on the OSHA website, some pages may be temporarily unavailable.
To report an emergency, file a complaint with OSHA or ask a safety and health question, call 1-800-321-6742 (OSHA).

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14305940 - Employee Crushed Between Loading Dock And Backing Truck

Accident: 14305940 -- Report ID: 0454712 -- Event Date: 08/07/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1840482208/20/19862782Sound Impressions
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS STANDING NEXT TO A TRACTOR TRAILER, TALKING TO THE DRIVER. THE TRUCK WAS PARKED A FEW FEET AWAY FROM A LOADING DOCK. WHEN THE DRIVER INDICATED THAT HE WAS GOING TO BACK THE TRAILER UP TO THE DOCK, EMPLOYEE #1 SAID THAT HE WOULD GO INTO THE BUILDING TO FIND OUT IF ANYTHING NEEDED TO BE UNLOADED FROM THE TRAILER. HE WALKED ACROSS IN FRONT OF THE TRUCK AND DOWN THE RIGHT SIDE, TOWARD THE BUILDING. THE TRUCK DRIVER BACKED UP TO THE DOCK. HE THEN HEARD SOMEONE TELLING HIM TO PULL AWAY FROM THE DOCK. HE DID SO. AFTER STOPPING AND GETTING OUT OF THE TRUCK THE DRIVER SAW THAT EMPLOYEE #1 HAD BEEN CRUSHED BETWEEN THE DOCK AND THE TRUCK.
Keywords: work rules, crushed, tractor trailer, loading dock, backing up, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18404822 Fatality Puncture Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close