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Accident: 69109.015 - Employee Is Struck In The Head By Trash Container And Is Kil

Accident: 69109.015 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 11/12/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1008753.01511/13/2014Flag Container Services, Inc.

At 10:48 p.m. on November 12, 2014, an employee was working as a helper at a tra sh collecting site. The employees responsibility was to operate the hoisting an d compacting equipment of a garbage truck that had their controls located at the outside rear of the truck. After using the truck's winch cable/hook to empty a garbage bin that was full of construction materials, the container became lodge d in the truck sill. As the employee cycled the hydraulic packer panel of the t ruck to sweep trash from the hopper up into the compactor body, the container be came dislodged and swung into the employee. The employee suffered blunt force tr auma injuries to his head and was killed.

Keywords: crushing, garbage truck, head, struck by, suspended load

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1008753.015 40 M Fatality

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