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Accident: 138451.015 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed Between Two Dumpsters

Accident: 138451.015 -- Report ID: 0155010 -- Event Date: 08/05/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1546908.01508/06/2021Casella Waste Management, Inc.
At 07:00 p.m. on August 05, 2021, an employee was loading a dumpsters onto a fla tbed truck. While attempting to load a second dumpster, the first dumpster on th e raised bed of the truck broke free and trapped the employee between the two. T he cause of death was determined to be asphyxia and a crushed chest.
Keywords: asphyxiated, chest, crushed, dumpster, flatbed truck, loading, lung
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1546908.015 30 M Fatality Truck drivers, heavy

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