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Accident: 68908.015 - Employee Is Struck By Garbage Truck And Is Killed

Accident: 68908.015 -- Report ID: 0316100 -- Event Date: 06/20/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
981970.01506/20/2014Waste Management Inc.
At 8:30 a.m. on June 20, 2014, Employee #1 was unloading the contents of his gar bage truck and securing the gate on the back door of his truck. There was anothe r truck parked behind the employee's truck. Employee #1 was facing away from the second truck, and did not realize the second truck was moving. As the second ga rbage truck drifted forward, it struck Employee #1, pinning him between the two trucks, crushing and killing him.
Keywords: crushed, garbage truck, head, pinned, struck by, torso
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 981970.015 62 M Fatality Waste/Debris Collector

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