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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1294077.015 - Recology Sunset Scavenger

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Francisco

Nr: 1294077.015Report ID: 0950611Open Date: 02/09/2018

Recology Sunset Scavenger
887 Potrero Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94110
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 562212/Solid Waste Landfill
Mailing: 505 Tunnel Avenue, Brisbane, CA 94005

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/30/2018
Close Case:04/16/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1308617    
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 102997.015Event: 02/09/2018Employee'S Head Was De-Capacitated When Caught Between Door
At 7:08 a.m. on February 9, 2017, an employee was dropping off an empty container by aligning the unit with the permanently mounted tracks on the ground. The employee was standing on a side step that was mounted just below and outside of the driver's side cab door and had his head above the open door. The truck moved forward and struck the planter box wall, forcing the open door to shut on the employee. The employee's lower right jaw was pinned against the top edge of the cab door and the back of his neck area by the door frame. The employee's head was de-capacitated when the door closed.
Keywords: truck, head, decapitated, crushed, caught between, wall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1294077.015 Fatality Other

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