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Accident: 134896.015 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Truck

Accident: 134896.015 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 04/09/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1524981.01504/13/2021Superior Septic Llc
At 1:49 p.m. on April 9, 2021, an employee was at a landfill securing the gate o f a 20-yard dumpster on the 2007 Peterbilt roll off, hook lift truck when anothe r truck, a KW with a 22-yard dumpster on it, was backing up in a position next t o his truck. While backing up, the driver saw the employee pull away from the ga rbage pile but was not aware the employee had stopped to secure his gate. The dr iver was backing up using his driver's side mirror to go around to the passenger side of a tractor trailer but he did not use his passenger side mirror and pinn ed the employee between the two trucks. The employee's mid-section of his torso was crushed severely between the two trucks and he was killed.
Keywords: backing up, caught between, crushed, dumpster, side view mirror, torso, truck, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1524981.015 39 M Fatality Truck drivers, light

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