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Accident: 129688.015 - Employee Is Killed After Being Caught Between Truck And Pole

Accident: 129688.015 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 09/22/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1493951.01509/22/2020Pro Disposal Inc.
At 8:28 a.m. on September 22, 2020, an employee was collecting trash while his c oworker was driving the garbage truck that the employee was loading. The coworke r placed the vehicle in reverse in order to back into an alley while the employe e was positioned on the rear side step. The employee was caught between a utili ty pole and the vehicle crushing him. He suffered head and body blunt force trau ma and was killed.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, caught between, concussion, crushed, driver, fracture, garbage truck, head, industrial truck, jump on moving equip, struck against, trash compactor, truck, truck driver, utility pole
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1493951.015 24 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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