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Accident: 202613808 - Employee Is Crushed While Servicing Garbage Truck

Accident: 202613808 -- Report ID: 1054112 -- Event Date: 07/05/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31542815107/07/20114212Gruetter Sanitary Service Inc
On July 5, 2011, Employee #1, a mechanic, was crushed while working inside the trash compactor on a garbage truck he was servicing when the machine unexpectedly was energized. Employee #1 suffered a fracture (unspecified) and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, garbage truck, mechanic, crushed, trash compactor
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315428151 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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