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Accident: 14567481 - Crushed Between Trash Dumpster And Garbage Truck

Accident: 14567481 -- Report ID: 0454520 -- Event Date: 02/18/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
320026802/20/19864953Town Of Batesburg
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS OPERATING A PAK-MOR GARBAGE PACKER WHEN THE DUMPSTER CAME OFF TRACK AND SWUNG AROUND, STRIKING HIM. HE SUFFERED MULTIPLE HEAD TRAUMA AND A FRACTURED SPINE. THE PAK MOR (REFERRED TO AS COPAK) GARBAGE PACKER, SERIAL NUMBER R61202277Y010MH, COMPANY #3, IS ATTACHED TO A FORD TRUCK. THE MAXIMUM GROSS WEIGHT IS 30,200 POUNDS. A TOTAL OF THREE EMPLOYEES WORK ON THE TRUCK. THE DRIVER WAS IN THE CAB AND THE THIRD EMPLOYEE WAS PICKING UP BOXES.
Keywords: fracture, garbage truck, head, spine, crushed, struck by, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 3200268 Fatality Fracture Garbage collectors

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