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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1476973.015 - Hellas Transport Company

Inspection Information - Office: Savannah


Inspection Nr: 1476973.015
Report ID: 0418400
Date Opened: 05/27/2020

Site Address:
Hellas Transport Company
6020 Commerce Blvd
Garden City, GA 31408

Mailing Address:
6020 Commerce Blvd, Garden City, GA 31408

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 484122/ General Freight Trucking, Long-Distance, Less Than Truckload

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 05/27/2020


Case Closed: 12/21/2020

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1596195
Inspection 1477953 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 126570.015
Event: 05/27/2020
Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Tractor Tires

At 9:00 a.m. on May 27, 2020, Employee # 1 arrived on site and was preparing to drive a tractor trailer to pick up an empty shipping container. The truck Employ ee # 1 was going to drive had brake issues. Employee # 1 requested the dispatche r contact the company's contracted mechanic, a coworker, who arrived on site to make repairs. The coworker started the vehicle and was checking the brakes whil e Employee # 1 walked to the back of the truck and stood between the truck's bac k tires. The coworker, not realizing Employee # 1 was at the back of the truck, pulled the truck forward catching Employee # 1 between the tires. Employee # 1 s uffered a crushing injury and he was killed.

Keywords:brake, crushed, mechanic, tractor, tractor trailer

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1476973.015 Fatality Truck drivers, heavy
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