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Accident: 14541692 - Employee Killed When Pinned Between Truck Bumper And Dock

Accident: 14541692 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 06/02/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
119598106/02/19874213Latham Brothers Trucking Company
At approximately 7:45 a.m. on June 2, 1987, Employee #1 was working alone after his tractor trailer had been unloaded by a customer. He drove his rig approximately 8 feet from the dock and exited the cab, leaving the engine running and without setting the brakes. Employee #1 walked to the rear of the trailer and had shut the left door when the rig began to roll backward. Employee #1 was killed when his head was pinned against the dock by the truck's bumper.
Keywords: head, brake, pinned, work rules, crushed, truck, tractor trailer
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1195981 Fatality Concussion Truck drivers, heavy

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