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Inspection: 310638291 - Ecology Services Municipal Operations, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Hlth Reg 1

Nr: 310638291Report ID: 0352450Open Date: 12/18/2006

Ecology Services Municipal Operations, Llc
6100 Pine Crest Lane
Frederick, MD 21704
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4959/Sanitary Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 562998/All Other Miscellaneous Waste Management Services
Mailing: 7900 Beechcraft Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/29/2007
Close Case:01/29/2007

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202360301Event: 12/18/2006Employee Is Killed In Fall From Moving Garbage Truck
On December 18, 2006, Employee #1 and a coworker were riding on the back of a garbage collection truck, with the employee having one foot on the driver's side step and another on the top of the edge of the hopper area. The coworker was standing entirely on the side step. As the truck was moving up a slight incline, Employee #1 fell off the back. Employee #1 was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The truck was traveling on an asphalt road through a residential neighborhood at a low speed; the road had no speed bumps or pot holes.
Keywords: garbage truck, struck against, fall, asphalt
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310638291 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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