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Accident: 200822708 - Employee Is Killed When Pinned By A Leaf Vacuuming Unit

Accident: 200822708 -- Report ID: 0521400 -- Event Date: 11/15/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30814721411/17/20044953Marengo Disposal Inc.Dba Rock River Disposal Inc.
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on November 15, 2004, Employee #1 had just finished vacuuming a pile of leaves using a Tarco leaf vacuuming unit. Employee #1 had accessed the rear of the towing vehicle by stepping on the tongue of the leaf vacuuming unit. The towing vehicle began to move and Employee #1 slipped off the back of the 5-yard dump truck, fell to the pavement and was pinned by the suspension system of the leaf vacuuming unit which was designed in a way that placed it in close to the pavement. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: pinned, fall, tow truck, motor vehicle
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308147214 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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