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Accident: 114567.015 - Employee Fractures Lower Leg When Caught Between Truck And D

Accident: 114567.015 -- Report ID: 0950633 -- Event Date: 10/03/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1352535.01510/08/2018Burrtec Waste Industries, Inc.
At 12:15 p.m. on October 3, 2018, an employee was dumping the third dumpster and got out of the truck to put the empty dumpster back. As the employee got out of the truck, it moved forward and pinned him between the front of the truck and the dumpster. The employee fractured his lower left leg and was transported by paramedics to Loma Linda University Medical Center, where he was admitted for treatment.
Keywords: pinned, leg, caught between, dumpster, fracture, garbage truck
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1352535.015 46 M Hospitalized injury Fracture

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