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Accident: 17935.015 - Employee Crushed By Trash Truck After Falling From Stand

Accident: 17935.015 -- Report ID: 0728500 -- Event Date: 05/29/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
448874.01505/29/2012Jim'S Disposal Service Llc
At 10:30 a.m. on May 29, 2012, Employee #1 was on the back of a rear-loading tra sh truck when he reached to grab a plastic bag that was stuck behind a hydraulic hose and lost his balance. The driver had put the truck into reverse and Emplo yee #1 fell from his mount. Employee #1 was run over by the two rear tandom whe els of the trash truck and crushed.
Keywords: crushing, garbage truck, motor vehicle, riding on equipment, run over, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 448874.015 18 M Fatality Waste/Debris Collector

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