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Accident: 830190 - Employee Killed Between A Loading Dock And Semi Trailer

Accident: 830190 -- Report ID: 0522000 -- Event Date: 07/18/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10324049507/18/19914231Lebarnold Inc.
Employee #1 had been directing another driver into the loading dock. The driver stopped his vehicle 3 to 4 ft from the dock. Employee #1 walked behind the vehicle and was between the dock and the vehicle, facing the dock, talking to a receiving clerk through a mesh security gate. The driver then, apparently without notice, finished backing the vehicle to the dock. Employee #1, who was out of sight of the driver, was crushed between the dock plate and the rear of the trailer. The driver was notified and he pulled his vehicle forward. Employee #1 was dead at the scene.
Keywords: obstructed rear view, caught between, crushed, trailer, loading dock, backing up, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103240495 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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