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Accident: 28735.015 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Street Sweeper Hopper

Accident: 28735.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 09/14/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
635078.01509/14/2012Econosweep & Maintenance Service, Inc.

At 8:15 a.m. on September 14, 2012, an employee was using an Izuzu "Nighthawk" s treet sweeper(Model Number: 400 DX ) to clean the parking lot of a shopping mall . At some point, the employee raised the vehicles hopper and then exited the veh icle, walking around to the opposite side of the vehicle to clean out its manual directional valve assembly. The hopper fell on the employee and struck him in t he head. He died from a crushing injury to his head

Keywords: crushing, equipment operator, falling object, garbage truck, lockout/tagout

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 635078.015 39 M Fatality Waste/Debris Collector

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