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Accident: 200673366 - Employee Killed When Asphyxiated In Pile Of Garbage

Accident: 200673366 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 04/03/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30318953404/03/20014953Bfi Waste Systems Of North America, Inc
Employee #1, an employee of BFI Waste Systems of North America, Inc., was scooped by a front end loader into a pile of garbage and dumped into the collection pit at the Wheelabrator South Broward facility. Employee #1 was extricated approximately one half hour after being pushed into the pile and died as a result of asphyxiation.
Keywords: asphyxiated, front end loader, pit
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303189534 Fatality Asphyxia Garbage collectors

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