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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1496497.015 - Yrc Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Buffalo


Inspection Nr: 1496497.015
Report ID: 0213600
Open Date: 10/08/2020

Site Address:
Yrc Inc.
2300 Walden Ave
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Mailing Address:
66 Milens Rd, Tonawanda, NY 14150

Union Status: Union


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: 10/08/2020


Close Case:04/05/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1669013 Yes
Accident 1669951
Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 130164.015
Event: 10/05/2020
Employee Is Killed In Fall From Truck

At 9:45 a.m. on October 5, 2020, an employee was making a delivery when he went to open the trailer door. He had his left foot on the ICC bumper, his right foot on the trailer frame, left hand on the door latch and the right hand on the doo r handle. As the employee released the door latch, his hand slipped off of the l atch and he lost his balance. The employee fell off of the trailer backwards ont o his feet stumbling backwards then onto his buttocks and then finally hitting t he back of his head on the pavement. The employee died of head trauma.

Keywords:blunt force trauma, buttocks, delivery work, fall, head, lost balance, slip, tractor trailer

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1496497.015 Fatality Truck drivers, heavy
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