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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 202456406 - Employee Is Caught And Killed Between Truck And Dock

Accident: 202456406 -- Report ID: 0950642 -- Event Date: 07/10/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31338191507/12/20104212Alcon Transport Inc
At approximately 6:00 a.m. on July 9, 2010, Employee #1 was assisting in the connection of a trailer to a semi-truck. The night before, the owner instructed him to open the locked gate in the morning for an independent contractor semi-truck driver to pick up a trailer. In the morning, Employee #1 opened the gate for the driver who then attempted to hook up the trailer to the semi-truck. Employee #1 removed the pin lock at the rear of trailer. As the driver moved the semi-truck and trailer forward approximately 5 ft from the dock, the trailer slipped from the fifth wheel and missed the connection. The driver exited the truck and engaged the landing gear to support its uncoupling. Next, he backed up the semi-truck and trailer a second time to engage a proper connection, and then moved forward towards the gate when he observed Employee #1 on the ground. At some point, Employee #1 was pinned between the semi-truck and loading dock, which resulted in Employee #1 receiving multiple traumatic injuries that killed him.
Keywords: caught between, truck, loading dock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313381915 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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