Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200711539 - Employee Is Killed By Falling Dumpster

Accident: 200711539 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 10/31/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11003859311/02/20011542Patton Contractors
On October 31, 2001, Employee #1 was killed when a trash dumpster fell on him. Employee #1 operated the control lever to hoist and empty the dumpster into the garbage truck. Once elevated, the dumpster became loose and fell on Employee #1, killing him.
Keywords: garbage truck, control lever, dumpster
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Maintenance or repair $50,000 to $250,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 110038593 Fatality Fracture Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:11
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close