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Accident: 597054 - Employee Dies When Crushed Between Trailer And Loading Dock

Accident: 597054 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 08/22/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10929563408/23/19944215United Parcel Service, Inc.
Employee #1 was standing in a parking slot while an operator was backing a tractor trailer without an alarm or back-up guide. The operator did not see the employee and backed into him, crushing him between the trailer and the loading dock. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: back-up alarm, obstructed view, work rules, alarm, caught between, crushed, tractor trailer, loading dock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109295634 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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