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Inspection: 101458982 - Koble & Sons Trucking

Inspection Information - Office: Bismarck

Nr: 101458982Report ID: 0830300Open Date: 10/11/1989

Koble & Sons Trucking
1425 Burdick Expressway West
Minot, ND 58701
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4213/Trucking, Except Local
Mailing: Route 6, Box 231, Minot, ND 58701

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/11/1989
Close Case:10/19/1989

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14535751Event: 10/10/1989Employee Caught Between Truck Door And Concrete Wall
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on October 10, 1989, Employee #1 and a semi-truck driver had just finished loading semi-trailers. Employee #1 was closing the rear door of the semi-trailer at the same time that the truck driver was slowly driving away from the loading dock. Employee #1 was caught between the trailer door and a concrete wall on the driver's side of the vehicle. The door impaled his chest, severing arteries in his chest. Employee #1 bled to death within minutes.
Keywords: chest, wall, impaled, artery, trailer, loading dock, door
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101458982 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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