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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 306309493 - Waste Management Of New York Llc.

Inspection Information - Office: Syracuse


Inspection Nr: 306309493
Report ID: 0215800
Open Date: 06/12/2003

Site Address:
Waste Management Of New York Llc.
1416 Willis Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13204

Mailing Address:
4521 Steelway Blvd.North, Liverpool, NY 13090

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 562111/Solid Waste Collection

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/08/2003


Close Case:10/17/2003

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100881143

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200880797
Event: 06/12/2003
Employee Killed When Caught Between Truck And Loader

On June 12, 2003, Employee #1 was standing at the rear of his truck which was located approximately 29 feet from the pile of material he had just finished dumping. Employee #1 was preparing to close the rear gate and clean off any spilled material on the truck, when an employee of Syracuse Fiber Recycling LLC, operating a New Holland Model LW-130 front end loader, was backing out of the building through a doorway. The length of the loader from the front edge of the bucket to the rear of the loader measured 24 feet. At the time of this investigation the reverse signal alarm was not functioning. Employee #1 was caught between the rear of the loader and the rear of the truck and was fatally crushed.

Keywords:back-up alarm, front end loader, truck driver, fracture, caught between, crushed, truck

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306309493 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported
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