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Accident: 202347761 - Employee Is Killed When Run Over By Backing Garbage Truck

Accident: 202347761 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 09/03/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30558546509/04/20024953Marshall Junior, Inc.
On September 3, 2002, Employee #1 and a coworker were riding on the rear attachment bar of a garbage truck as the driver backed it from one avenue into another. The truck was moving when Employee #1 fell off the attachment bar and was run over by the truck's right rear wheel. He sustained abdominal injuries and was killed. The driver was unable to see Employee #1 or the coworker while he was backing up. The company had no policy regarding a situation in which the driver could not see the workers in the truck's mirrors.
Keywords: garbage truck, abdomen, riding on equipment, truck, run over, motor vehicle, backing up
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305585465 Fatality Other Garbage collectors

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