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Accident: 200651289 - Employee Is Killed In Truck Roll-Over

Accident: 200651289 -- Report ID: 0521100 -- Event Date: 07/05/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30983651807/06/20074953Waste Management Of Wisconsin Inc
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on July 5, 2007, Employee #1, a garbage collector, was standing on the loading side of the truck while a coworker, who was a new hire, was driving the dual drive Mac truck. The road bed was unstable, caving in under the right front tire of the vehicle, causing the truck to tip down into a deep ditch. The coworker was using a seat belt and sustained no serious injuries. Employee #1 was not using the seat belt and was partially ejected from the cab during the rollover. He received crushing injuries to his head and shoulders. He died at the site.
Keywords: garbage truck, roll-over, caught between, crushed, unstable soil, work surface
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309836518 Fatality Other Garbage collectors

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