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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 654087 Event: 12/13/1997Employee Killed When Crushed Between Truck And Dock
At approximately 8:01 a.m. on December 13 1997, Employee #1 had finished his bread delivery at Star Market and was preparing to leave. He apparently saw a semi-tractor truck, owned by Garelick Farms, and thought it was departing from the receiving dock when it was actually repositioning. As Employee #1 jumped down from the dock, the tractor trailer backed up, crushing him against the receiving dock. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: delivery work, signalman, work rules, caught between, crushed, struck by, tractor trailer, loading dock, motor vehicle, backing up
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 116295551 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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