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Accident: 101449.015 - Employee Is Crushed By Dump Truck'S Mechanical Arm And Is Ki

Accident: 101449.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 12/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1282631.01512/12/2017Allied Services Llc
At 4:36 p.m. on December 11, 2017, an employee received a work order involving a front load garbage truck that had a hydraulic leak and was inspecting the truck to find the location of the leak. The employee started the truck and moved Tru ck 1338 McNellus dumpster arms away from their stowed position so that the trash packing ram would move. The employee inspected several lines and started to wo rk on one of the hydraulic lines behind the truck cab. The employee was crushed against the truck cab by the hydraulic dumpster's pick-up arms when they began to move, killing him.
Keywords: crushed, dumpster, garbage truck, mech malfunction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1282631.015 40 M Fatality Heavy equipment mechanics

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