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Accident: 125124.015 - Employee Is Injured In Fall From Garbage Truck, Later Dies

Accident: 125124.015 -- Report ID: 0452110 -- Event Date: 03/23/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1471498.01503/27/2020421262625 - Lfucg- Division Of Waste Management
At approximately 12:45 a.m. on March 23, 2020, a temporary employee, who was wor king as part of a garbage collection team, was riding on the back of a garbage t ruck. The truck stopped to pick up the overflowing trash at one of the streets. While stopped, the driver and another groundsman heard the employee's hard hat h it the ground. Then, they went to check on the employee, they found the employe e unconscious on the ground. The employee was transported to the University of K entucky Hospital, where the employee later died on March 27, 2020, from the fall .
Keywords: fall, garbage truck, hard hat, unconsciousness
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1471498.015 30 F Fatality Occupation not reported

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