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Accident: 57328.015 - Employee Is Struck By Vehicle And Is Killed

Accident: 57328.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 12/09/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
956917.01501/31/2014Progressive Waste Solutions Of La, Inc.
At 5:15 a.m. on December 9, 2013, an employee was collecting trash along his reg ularly scheduled route. As the employee exited the garbage truck to dump some g arbage cans, a motor vehicle struck and pinned the employee against the garbage truck. Emergency services were contacted and, upon arrival, moved the car to ret rieve the employee. The employee suffered severe injury to his lower abdominal a reas and leg and lost consciousness. The employee was taken to a nearby hospital , where he died.
Keywords: abdomen, garbage truck, leg, motor vehicle, pinned, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 956917.015 34 M Fatality Laborers, except construction

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