Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201271533 - Employee Falls Off Garbage Truck And Is Killed

Accident: 201271533 -- Report ID: 0418300 -- Event Date: 07/22/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30471540207/24/20024212Waste Away Group, Inc. D/B/A Environ. Waste System
On July 22, 2002, an employee was picked-up at the office of a temporary agency. He was assigned to assist the driver of a rear-loading garbage truck. The employee worked for approximately 30 minutes collecting garbage in a residential neighborhood. At approximately 8:00 a.m., the truck driver entered a short cul-de-sac. The employee fell backward off the riding step of the truck, struck his head on the pavement, and was killed.
Keywords: garbage truck, head, riding on equipment, truck, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304715402 Fatality Concussion Garbage collectors

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.