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Accident: 99503.015 - Employee Dies After Being Struck By Motor Vehicle

Accident: 99503.015 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 09/29/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1267442.01510/02/2017Waste Management Of Michigan Inc Detroit Central
At 7:15 a.m. on September 29, 2017, Employee #1 was standing at the controls of a rear load mobile refuse packer on the street side, during a routine trash pick -up stop. A motor vehicle attempted to pass the refuse truck and struck the empl oyee. The employee sustained fractured bilateral femurs of both legs, fractured left ribs (#5-8), multiple abrasions and lacerations to both legs, and fractured vertebrae (L2-L5). Surgery was performed later that same evening, but Employee #1 died the next morning from complications.
Keywords: contusion, crushed, garbage truck, laceration, leg, motor vehicle, rib, struck by, vertebra
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1267442.015 63 M Fatality Garbage collectors

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