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Accident: 170086086 - Employee Killed In Fall From Dumpster

Accident: 170086086 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 12/14/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10909800412/21/19951795Laflor Services
Employee #1 was inside a trash dumpster rearranging trash as it was dumped into the container. The dumpster was nearly full and the employee lost his balance. He fell 6 feet, apparently striking his head on a retaining wall and on the concrete drive. Employee #1 sustained head injuries and died in the hospital.
Keywords: head, work rules, struck against, construction, dumpster, fall, retaining wall, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109098004 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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