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Accident: 202491825 - Employee Is Injured When Run Over By Truck

Accident: 202491825 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 02/11/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31456814804/05/20114212Usa Waste Of Ca Inc Dba Nevada City Garbage Servic
At approximately 7:45 a.m. on February 11, 2011, an employee was getting back in the garbage truck on the passenger side, and the driver moved the truck, causing the employee to fall down and his legs to be run over by the front passenger side wheel. The driver did not realize that the employee was not all the way in the vehicle before moving. The employee was hospitalized and treated for fractured legs. The driver was a long term employee of the employer, and was training the employee at the time of the accident. The employer had a comprehensive training program and written procedures. The equipment met at least the minimum requirements of sections 4344 and 4345.
Keywords: fracture, garbage truck, struck by, run over, untrained, motor vehicle, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314568148 Hospitalized injury Fracture Garbage collectors

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