A Waste Management, Inc. employee was killed after being struck by a 2,000 pound garbage bale at a Philadelphia trash-transfer station. Authorities said the man was performing a routine inspection of his forklift near large bales of tightly packed recyclable paper when another worker, who was operating a forklift nearby, hit the bales of cardboard. The impact caused a “cascade effect,” that sent one of the large bales crashing down, crushing the man. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. The accident is under investigation but the federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).
There are many unanswered questions: Was the forklift driver distracted or otherwise careless in his duties? Did Waste Management fail to provide a safe workplace and proper training to avoid serious risks or death? Did the equipment malfunction? Irrelevant of the cause, tragedies like this one often have a financial impact especially if the family’s principal means of support is gone. If the family chooses to file a wrongful death lawsuit, lawsuit funding may be available to remove any financial pressures while awaiting a settlement or verdict.
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