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Accident: 14470421 - Run Over By Refuse Truck

Accident: 14470421 -- Report ID: 0316700 -- Event Date: 11/23/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
198973012/04/19844212Tressler Refuse Service
ON NOVEMBER 23, 1984, THE DRIVER OF A GARBAGE TRUCK WAS BACKING THE TRUCK UP FOR A TRASH PICKUP. EMPLOYEE #1 STANDING ON THE SIDE OF THE TRUCK. THE DRIVER CHECKED HIS LEFT SIDE MIRROR AND SAW EMPLOYEE #1 STANDING BESIDE THE TRUCK. THE DRIVER THEN LOOKED OVER TO HIS RIGHT SIDE MIRROR. AT THIS TIME EMPLOYEE #1 REACHED INTO THE BACK OF TRUCK FOR A BOTTLE. HE FELL INTO THE PATH OF THE TRUCK, WHICH WAS NOW BACKING UP, AND WAS RUN OVER.
Keywords: garbage truck, slip, crushed, truck, fall, run over, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1989730 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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