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Accident: 202013629 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Dumpster

Accident: 202013629 -- Report ID: 0216000 -- Event Date: 10/31/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30437818510/31/20014212Monsey Carting Company, Inc.
On October 31, 2001, Employee #1 was manning the lever on a garbage truck to hoist a dumpster upward to empty its trash into the garbage truck. The dumpster was in an elevated position when it became loose and fell on Employee #1. He was crushed and killed.
Keywords: garbage truck, unsecured, work rules, dumpster, crushed, struck by, falling object, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304378185 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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