dock worker

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Noun1.dock worker - a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a portdock worker - a laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
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PD Teesport Ltd is to stand trial following the death of Middlesbrough dock worker Bob Harrison in a 30ft fall on a ship in Hartlepool.
Expressions of interest for Provision of Messenger, Usher, Bus Person, Clerk, Loading Dock Worker, Shuttle Driver and Record Centre Assistant Services The United Nations is seeking expressions of interest from companies for the provision of messenger,
VERA ITV, 8pm When dock worker Owen Thorne plunges from the roof of a multi-storey car park while picking up his daughter from her school prom, Vera immediately detects foul play.
2001/12) War of the Worlds Channel 5, 9pm Sci-fi action starring Tom Cruise as Ray Ferrier, a dock worker who is struggling to prove himself to his estranged wife and kids.
THE daughter of a dock worker said she feels "justice has been done" after securing a five-figure settlement from her father's former employers following his death from asbestosis.
Investigators at the National Crime Agency (NCA) said two organised crime groups targeted Shaun Wilson, 46, a dock worker, W in order to exploit his knowledge of security procedures.
A man appeared in court yesterday after a suspected hit-and-run left a dock worker seriously hurt.
A MAN arrested over a hit and run that left a dock worker in a coma appeared in court yesterday.
I would say it is pretty accurate that she resembled a dock worker in drag" - Veteran film star Raquel Welch on screen legend Mae West.
LED lights provide visual communication between the dock worker and truck driver, even in direct sunlight.
Retired dock worker Mr Wilkinson told how he had reversed his car and then got out to look at the two trainers sticking six inches out of the drain.
Once the bomb is ready, Dressler ships it to Baltimore on a Ukrainian freighter, where a disaffected white supremacist dock worker picks it up and places it -- disguised as a vending machine -- in the parking lot of an NFL stadium.