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Accident: 200643542 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Moving Garbage Truck

Accident: 200643542 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 08/15/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
On August 23, 2006, Employee #1, a temporary hire of the City of Tulsa, OK, was assigned to work in the solid waste section on his first day of work. He was working from the back of a garbage truck. When the truck turned, the employee fell and hit his head on the pavement. An Emergency Medical Service Authority (EMSA) unit transported the employee to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: garbage truck, head, vehicle in gear, struck against, fall, lost balance, motor vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309787497 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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