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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200020915 - Employee Killed When Run Over By Garbage Truck

Accident: 200020915 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 01/21/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30002854501/22/19984212Hudson Jersey Sanitation Company
Employee #1, a garbage truck lifter, was running alongside a garbage truck when he opened the door and tried to jump into the cab. He missed, fell, and was run over by the truck's front wheels. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he later died.
Keywords: garbage truck, work rules, riding on equipment, truck, fall, run over
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300028545 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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