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Accident: 119597.015 - Sanitation Worker Is Killed When Struck By Garbage Truck

Accident: 119597.015 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 06/13/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1408307.01506/13/2019919974078 - Town Of Honea Path - Public Works
At 10:01 a.m. on June 13, 2019, a sanitation team was working on a residential w aste collection route. The garbage truck had pulled into a parking lot while an employee on foot was emptying trash bins on the driver's side. The truck was rev ersing out of the parking lot when the employee on foot crossed behind the truck to empty the last bin. He was struck by the garbage truck, resulting in multipl e fatal internal injuries and fractures.
Keywords: fracture, garbage truck, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1408307.015 49 M Fatality Occupation not reported

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