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Accident: 200213015 - Garbage Truck Driver Is Killed In Fall From Truck

Accident: 200213015 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 09/08/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31591283209/08/20117389Tj Waste Of Corpus Christi Dba Cc Disposal Service
On September 8, 2011, Employee #1 drove a garbage truck onto a customer's driveway to empty a dumpster. While backing out of the driveway, a communications cable caught on the top of the truck. Employee #1 climbed to the top of the truck to free the cable. When the cable released, it pulled him off the truck. Employee #1 fell 13 ft to the concrete driveway and was killed.
Keywords: garbage truck, wire rope, caught by, truck, fall, backing up, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315912832 Fatality Concussion Truck drivers, heavy

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