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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1341880.015 - Waste Pro Usa, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Jackson

Nr: 1341880.015Report ID: 0419400Open Date: 08/24/2018

Waste Pro Usa, Inc.
9149 Hwy 18 W
Hermanville, MS 39086
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 562111/Solid Waste Collection
Mailing: 396 1/2 Liberty Road, Natchez, MS 39120

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/24/2018
Close Case:02/19/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1355584 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 109621.015Event: 07/04/2018Employee Falls From Garbage Truck And Is Killed
At 12:00 p.m. on July 4, 2018, an employee was riding on the back of a household solid waste collection truck. After collecting garbage at one residence, the employee hopped on the rear driver's side of the truck. After traveling at speeds up to 43 MPH for a quarter of a mile, the passenger side inside tandem rear tire blew out sending smoke and debris into the air. The employee fell from the truck and struck his head on the pavement. The employee suffered swelling on the brain and died. The incident investigation revealed that the company's policy was for solid waste collection truck's to not exceed 10 MPH when employees were riding on the back.
Keywords: fall, head, highway, garbage truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1341880.015 Fatality Concussion Garbage collectors

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