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Inspection: 1300395.015 - Atlantic Waste Disposal Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Pr Arecibo

Nr: 1300395.015Report ID: 0257210Open Date: 03/09/2018

Atlantic Waste Disposal Inc
Carr 2 Km 68.5 #1206 Bo Santananull
Arecibo, PR 00612
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 562111/Solid Waste Collection
Mailing: Carr 2 Km 68.5 #1206 Bo Santananull, Arecibo, PR 00612

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: OPEN

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 103827.015Event: 03/08/2018Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Backing Garbage Truck
At 6:05 p.m. on March 8, 2018, Employee #1 was working for a waste management co mpany. After parking his assigned service truck at the facility and exiting the truck, he was struck by a garbage truck that was backing up. The operator of the garbage truck was unaware that he had hit Employee #1, however, noticed that th e rear of the truck was slightly elevated. Another coworker heard noises coming from the garbage truck and instructed the driver to stop. Employee #1 was disco vered under the back tires of the truck, having sustained crushing injuries to h is right leg and abdomen area. Employee #1 died as a result of his injuries.
Keywords: back-up alarm, backing up, crushed, garbage truck, run over, tire
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1300395.015 Fatality Garbage collectors

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