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Accident: 14233175 - Employee Killed When Pinned By Refuse Truck Against Dumpster

Accident: 14233175 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 03/10/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10038646503/14/19884212Clements Waste Services, Incorporated
Employee #1 was unhooking chains on the lid of a compactor dumpster before emptying it. The refuse truck brake was not set and the truck moved forward, pinning the employee between the truck and the dumpster and killing him.
Keywords: garbage truck, brake, pinned, work rules, dumpster, caught between
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100386465 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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