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Accident: 119349.015 - Employee Climbs Into Garbage Truck Hopper And Is Crushed And

Accident: 119349.015 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 08/26/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1426614.01508/26/2019Gilton Solid Waste Management, Inc.
At 4:00 p.m. on August 26, 2019, an employee was picking up garbage cans from re sidential properties when a garbage can fell from the clamp and into the truck h opper. The employee climbed into the hopper and was crushed by the truck's mech anical arm.
Keywords: crushed, garbage truck, hopper
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1426614.015 30 M Fatality Garbage collectors

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