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Accident: 85580.015 - Employee Is Struck And Killed Falling Container

Accident: 85580.015 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 05/25/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1150406.01505/25/2016Syracuse Haulers Waste Removal, Inc.
At 7:45 a.m. on May 25, 2016, an employee was steadying a steel 2 yard container on the lift-gate of a 2005 Ford F550. The container rolled off the lift-gate w hile the employee attempted to hold it back. The container fell onto the employ ee, crushing his head and leg. The employee was killed by trauma to the head.
Keywords: amputation, crushing, falling object, hydraulic lift, material handling, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1150406.015 58 M Fatality Waste/Debris Collector

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