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Accident: 103131.015 - Employee Fractures Skull When Pinned Between A Truck And A T

Accident: 103131.015 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 02/15/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1295262.01502/15/2018Von Busch & Sons, Refuse
At 7:15 a.m. on February 15, 2018, an employee was dumping trash from a residential account into a garbage truck during icy conditions. As the truck began to move to the next residential unit, its rear end started to slide and fishtail toward the left. The employee was standing on the back of the truck and became pinned between the truck and a tree. He suffered a fractured skull and was killed.
Keywords: pinned, slippery surface, garbage truck, fracture, crushed, skull
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1295262.015 47 M Fatality Other Garbage collectors

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