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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

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