Accident Report Detail
Accident: 202355806 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Garbage Truck
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|308737527||05/24/2005||1799||Schafer Trash Removal, Inc.|
On May 24, 2005, Employee #1, a worker for a trash removal company, was collecting trash on a residential street. His coworker, who was operating the garbage truck, was backing down the street a distance of approximately 700 ft. As the coworker was backing up, Employee #1 was struck by the garbage truck and was killed. The accident investigation identified that either Employee #1 fell off the rear of the truck or was walking near the rear of the truck when he was struck and run over.
|End Use||Proj Type||Proj Cost||Stories||NonBldgHt||Fatality|
|Highway, road, street||Other||Under $50,000||X|
FatCause: Crushed/run-over by construction equipment during