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Inspection: 304674906 - Waste Management Of New Jersey, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Parsippany


Inspection Nr: 304674906
Report ID: 0214200
Open Date: 08/21/2001

Site Address:
Waste Management Of New Jersey, Inc.
1100 Edwards Road.
Parsippany, NJ 07054

Mailing Address:
107 Silvia St., Ewing, NJ 08628

Union Status: Union



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/09/2002

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing


Close Case:03/17/2003

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100021401
Referral 200027951 Yes
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $6,700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,700
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 02/19/2002 07/01/2002 $5,000 $5,000 $0 03/13/2002 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100028 D07 02/19/2002 02/26/2002 $0 $1,700 $0 03/13/2002 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200022481
Event: 08/21/2001
Employee Killed When Struck In Head By Garbage Truck

On August 21, 2001, Employee #1 and a second employee were having a conversation on the roadway or parking lot area. While engaged in the conversation with each other, a Mack Waste Management garbage truck made a left turn, passing the tarping rack and moving towards the scale house. The truck traveled a short distance. The cab portion of the truck passed the two employees. However Employee #1 was struck by the left side of the truck in the side of the head. Employee #1 fell to the ground in a fetal position and the truck stopped almost immediately. Employee #1 died from the head injury he received.

Keywords:fracture, garbage truck, head, struck by, contusion

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304674906 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
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