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Accident: 14317747 - Employee Killed By Falling Hopper Blade

Accident: 14317747 -- Report ID: 0317020 -- Event Date: 06/05/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1806811406/06/19894212Bfi Waste Systems Of N. America, Inc.
Employee #1 was repairing a leaking hydraulic line on a 1988 Ford side loader refuse truck hopper. When he disconnected the hydraulic line, the hopper blade fell on his upper body, killing him.
Keywords: garbage truck, repair, unsecured, work rules, hydraulic line, struck by, falling object, hopper, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18068114 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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