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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14320642 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Garbage Truck

Accident: 14320642 -- Report ID: 0317000 -- Event Date: 12/14/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
112598812/17/19844212B F I Waste Systems
Employee #1 was working as a picker (trash collector), making pickups in a residential area and loading garbage into the rear of a refuse collection truck. He was standing on the left rear riding step and apparently jumped off while the truck was backing up. He then moved to the rear of the truck, out of sight of the driver, and is thought to have slipped. Employee #1 was caught and pinned under the dual right wheels of the truck and was killed.
Keywords: garbage truck, work rules, obstructed rear view, slip, run over, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1125988 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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