Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 171046030 Event: 04/30/1996Employee'S Legs Crushed Between Truck And Loading Dock
At approximately 8:45 a.m. on April 30, 1996, Employee #1 had just finished loading a package delivery truck and had driven it forward about 10 ft so that the rear doors could be closed. Believing the truck to be in neutral and the park brake engaged, she exited the truck and walked behind it to the loading dock. Just as Employee #1 reached the dock, the truck overtook her and pinned her to the dock. Both of Employee #1's legs were crushed below the knee.
Keywords: delivery work, vehicle in gear, brake, pinned, work rules, caught between, crushed, truck, loading dock, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126711050 Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck drivers, light

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.