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Accident: 202472023 - Employee Killed When Struck By Garbage Truck

Accident: 202472023 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 05/03/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31112952205/04/20074953F.D.S. Disposal, Inc.
On May 3, 2007, Employee #1 was working on a garbage truck as a garbage thrower. The truck was operating in reverse when it hit a bump and threw him under the vehicle, where he was struck by the axle and rolled. He sustained lacerations and was transported to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
Keywords: garbage truck, riding on equipment, laceration, manual mat handling, struck by, lost balance
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311129522 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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