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Accident: 201763828 - Employee Is Killed When Bike Falls Off Loading Dock

Accident: 201763828 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 03/24/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31533483903/30/20115261Timberline Nursery Inc.
At approximately 8:30 p.m. on March 24, 2011, Employee #1, a nursery worker, was at a distribution facility's loading dock. After Employee #1 left the dock to go to the restroom, his work crew left for the greenhouses to select product for the next work day. Employee #1's supervisor left word for him to join the crew as soon as possible. Upon his return to the dock, Employee #1 retrieved a bicycle to meet his crew. He apparently rode the bike off the dock and fell 4 ft. Employee #1 was found the next day dead of blunt force head trauma.
Keywords: head, dock, nursery, riding on equipment, concussion, loading dock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315334839 Fatality Concussion Nursery workers

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