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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1266202.015 - 59425 - City Of Scottsville

Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky

Nr: 1266202.015Report ID: 0452110Open Date: 09/27/2017

59425 - City Of Scottsville
600 E. Locust St.
Scottsville, KY 42164
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4212/Local Trucking Without Storage
NAICS: 562111/Solid Waste Collection
Mailing: 403 Old Gallatin Rd., Scottsville, KY 42164

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:LocalGovt
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/28/2018
Close Case:04/16/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1267675    
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 100240.015Event: 09/26/2017Employee Is Killed When Struck And Pinned Between Garbage Tr
At 1:31 p.m. on September 26, 2017, Employee #1 and two coworkers were working on a garbage truck collecting refuse. One coworker, the driver, stayed in the truck while Employee #1 and the other coworker rode on the back, climbing off to dump the garbage cans at each stop. The coworker walked into a driveway to retrieve a garbage can while the employee stayed at the back of the truck to operate the hydraulic controls. An SUV, blinded by the sun, drove into the back of the garbage truck, striking the employee and pinning him between the garbage truck and the SUV. Employee #1 was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Keywords: pinned, garbage truck, motor vehicle, control lever, poor visibility, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1266202.015 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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