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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14553150 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Garbage Truck

Accident: 14553150 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 11/13/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10879756411/15/19934953National Waste Disposal Inc.

Employee #1 was a thrower working with a residential garbage truck. He was standing in the street beside the truck as it was backing up to turn around. When Employee #1 attempted to jump onto a step to the passenger side door he slipped and fell under the truck. The truck continued to back up and Employee #1 was crushed by the right front wheel.

Keywords: wheel, garbage truck, slip, crushed, fall, struck by, run over, backing up

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 108797564 Fatality Concussion Laborers, except construction

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