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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1101802.015 - Casella Waste Systems, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Augusta

Nr: 1101802.015Report ID: 0111100Open Date: 10/27/2015

Casella Waste Systems, Inc.
43 Gina Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 562119/Other Waste Collection
Mailing: 32a Lewiston Street, Mechanic Falls, ME 04256

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/21/2015
Close Case:12/21/2015

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1033228    
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 81665.015Event: 10/27/2015Worker Suffers Heart Attack And Dies
At 12:15 p.m. on October 27, 2015, Employee #1 and a coworker were servicing a residential neighborhood, collecting residents waste. While Employee #1 rode on the back of the truck and retrieved waste bins for emptying, the coworker operated the garbage truck. As Employee #1 emptied the trash from one residence and the truck moved on to the next house, the coworker noticed that Employee #1 had not returned to the truck. When the coworker stopped the truck and exited the cab to investigate where Employee #1 had gone, he found Employee #1 unconscious and lying on the ground. Emergency services were contacted and, upon arrival, CPR was performed. However, Employee #1 could not be revived. An autopsy revealed that Employee #1 had suffered a heart attack and died.
Keywords: unconsciousness, heart, heart attack, garbage truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1101802.015 Fatality Other Waste/Debris Collector

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