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Accident: 691022 - Employee Killed When Caught Between Truck Bed And Tailgate

Accident: 691022 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 01/16/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10209930601/16/19874953Burbidge Disposal
After Employee #1 had finished unloading a garbage truck, he lowered the tailgate so that the truck could be used again. The truck's operating controls are at the front left of the box. As Employee #1 walked from the right rear of the truck, he was caught between the tailgate and the truck's box and was killed.
Keywords: garbage truck, work rules, caught between
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102099306 Fatality Fracture Laborers, except construction

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