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Accident: 200020303 - Employee Injured When Run Over By Garbage Truck, Later Dies

Accident: 200020303 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 10/28/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30002114410/29/19964212Louis Pinto & Sons, Inc.
Employee #1 was riding on the back of a disposal truck and jumped off when it stopped. He was walking to the front of the truck when the driver put the vehicle in gear and drove forward, striking Employee #1 with the bumper and knocking him down. The truck continued forward and ran over Employee #1's leg and abdomen. Employee #1 reportedly got up and was helped back into the truck. The driver began transporting him to Morristown Hospital but decided to stop at the workplace and call an ambulance. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he later died.
Keywords: garbage truck, abdomen, work rules, truck, run over, inattention, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300021144 Fatality Other Garbage collectors

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