Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 108890.015 - Employee'S Legs Are Injured Between Hopper Door And Hydrauli
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|1344260.015||09/04/2018||562119||County Waste Systems, Inc.|
Abstract: At 11:15 a.m. on July 6, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a waste hauler company, was freeing a jammed hydraulic cylinder on the hopper door that was on top of the compactor on a front load garbage truck. While Employee #1 was freeing the hydraulic cylinder, a co-worker activated the cylinder which opened the hopper door. Employee #1's legs were caught in a pinch point between the hopper door and a stationary support on top of the compactor body. His legs were injured which resulted in the right leg being amputated below the knee at the hospital.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||1344260.015||26||M||Hospitalized injury||Garbage collectors|