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Accident: 201118585 - Employee Is Struck By Garbage Truck

Accident: 201118585 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 12/16/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12618219512/31/20044953Consolidated Disposal Service
At 7:10 a.m. on December 16, 2004, Employee #1 was assisting in the backing of a garbage truck at a large, indoor rubbish facility. A second garbage truck entered and began to back up without waiting for a spotter. Employee #1 did not hear backup alarm on the second truck, which struck Employee #1's back. He was hospitalized for multiple injuries, including a fractured pelvis.
Keywords: back-up alarm, fracture, garbage truck, back, pelvis, struck by, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126182195 Hospitalized injury Fracture Laborers, except construction

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