Bulldozer Crushes Man at Florida Landfill

March 8, 2022

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A temp worker was crushed by a bulldozer while inside a portable restroom at the Polk County North Central Landfill in Winter Haven, Fla.

The 40-year-old man was supposed to be a spotter for the bulldozer. The operator, another temp agency employee, was driving the equipment when the front blade elevated off the ground, blocking the worker's view.

The operator mistakenly ran over the structure and checked immediately to see if there was anyone inside. OSHA is investigating the incident.

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