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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1513904.015 - John P. Halliday Trucking Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wilkes-Barre


Inspection Nr: 1513904.015
Report ID: 0317700
Open Date: 02/08/2021

Site Address:
John P. Halliday Trucking Inc.
4 Coxton Road
Duryea, PA 18642

Mailing Address:
77 Hazleton Street, Ashley, PA 18706

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 484110/ General Freight Trucking, Local

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/27/2021


Close Case:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1731333
Inspection 1514123 Yes
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $19,114 $0 $0 $0 $0 $19,114
Current Penalty $12,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 07/27/2021 09/13/2021 $12,000 $13,653 $0 09/30/2021 J - ALJ Decision  
2. 01002 Serious 19100141 C01 II 07/27/2021 08/20/2021 $5,461 $5,461 $0 09/30/2021 J - ALJ Decision Citation has been deleted.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 133110.015
Event: 02/08/2021
Employee Is Killed When Salt Storage Pile Collapses

At 1:00 p.m. on February 8, 2021, an employee was working as a truck driver for a local general freight trucking company. He drove heavy trucks. He exited the c ab of his dump truck and proceeded between his truck and an adjacent dump truck to relieve himself. He and two coworkers were parked perpendicular to a salt pil e, waiting for the salt to be loaded onto their trucks. A portion of the salt pi le collapsed. The collapsing salt pushed the first dump truck into the second (m iddle) dump truck, which in turn was pushed into the third dump truck. The emplo yee, who was the driver of the third dump truck and was between the second and t hird trucks, was crushed between the two dump trucks. He suffered multiple traum atic injuries. He was killed.

Keywords:blunt force trauma, caught between, collapse, crushed, dump truck, elderly, falling object, traumatic, truck driver

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1513904.015 Fatality Truck drivers, heavy
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