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Accident: 201321742 - Employee Is Killed When Pinned Under Truck Cab

Accident: 201321742 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 05/20/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31472451905/20/20117539Waste Management Of Telford
On May 20, 2011, Employee #1 was working underneath the cab of a garbage truck within a shop. A coworker heard cries for help. She came out of the shop and found Employee #1 pinned underneath the cab. Employee #1 was conscious and tried to instruct the women to lift the cab with a jack. He then became unconscious. Emergency medical personnel were summoned. They arrived and pronounced Employee #1 dead at the scene.
Keywords: garbage truck, unconsciousness, unsecured, pinned, crushed, jack, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314724519 Fatality Asphyxia Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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