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Accident: 14495261 - Employee Killed When Head Caught Between Trailer And Wall

Accident: 14495261 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 11/07/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
89542511/08/19841541Main Erbauer Inc
Employee #1 was directing a tractor trailer truck that was backing up to a loading dock. As the trailer neared the dock, Employee #1 stuck his head between the wall of the trailer and the outer wall of the loading dock to signal the truck driver to stop. He was killed when his head was crushed between the two walls.
Keywords: head, signalman, construction, crushed, tractor trailer, communication, backing up, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 895425 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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