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Accident: 201522877 - Employee Is Killed When Blade On Trash Truck Retracts

Accident: 201522877 -- Report ID: 0111500 -- Event Date: 04/23/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31084800704/23/20074953Malone'S Refuse Service Llc
On April 23, 2007, Employee #1 was killed when he was caught behind the compactor blade of a refuse truck, which was retracting to the start position.
Keywords: chest, garbage truck, asphyxiated, lockout, caught between, crushed, trash compactor, struck by, blade
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310848007 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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