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Accident: 137558.015 - Employee Is Killed After Being Thrown From Truck In Accident

Accident: 137558.015 -- Report ID: 0253640 -- Event Date: 07/23/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1544426.01507/27/2021Hempstead Sanitary District 1

At 5:30 a.m. on July 23, 2021, an employee who operated a sanitation vehicle was killed after being struck by a truck. The employee had been riding on rear step of a refuse vehicle as a coworker drove the vehicle to the next stop. A truck hit the refuse vehicle causing the employee to be thrown to the ground. The empl oyee incurred multiple blunt force traum to his body from impact with the paveme nt and was killed.

Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, ejected, lack of work procedures, motor vehicle, pavement, struck by, torso, traffic accident, truck

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1544426.015 67 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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