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Accident: 14296362 - Employee Crushed By Rear Wheels Of Garbage Truck

Accident: 14296362 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 05/13/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1883919105/19/19874212Joe'S Trash Removal
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS A GARBAGE COLLECTOR. HIS COWORKER, THE DRIVER OF THE GARBAGE TRUCK, HAD JUST FINISHED USING THE LEFT-SIDE CONTROLS TO UNLOAD THE TRUCK. EMPLOYEE #1 WALKED BETWEEN THE CAB AND THE BODY OF THE TRUCK (WHERE THE RIGHT-SIDE CONTROLS ARE LOCATED). THE DRIVER OF THE TRUCK COULD NOT SEE EMPLOYEE #1. AS THE TRUCK DRIVER PULLED AWAY, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS STRUCK BY THE REAR WHEELS AND CRUSHED.
Keywords: wheel, garbage truck, obstructed view, crushed, run over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18839191 Fatality Concussion Garbage collectors

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