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Accident: 201772555 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By A Garbage Truck

Accident: 201772555 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 08/06/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30802837208/06/20044953Waste Management
On August 6, 2004, Employee #1 was loading trash into the rear of a garbage truck on a public road. There was a second truck, waiting to collect recyclables, directly behind the truck Employee #1 was loading. While Employee #1 was still loading the trash truck, the recycling truck moved forward and struck him. Employee #1 became pinned between the two vehicles and was killed.
Keywords: garbage truck, abdomen, pinned, caught between, crushed, motor vehicle, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308028372 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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