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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1564415.015 - Performance Food Group, Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 6


Inspection Nr: 1564415.015
Report ID: 0454716
Date Opened: 11/17/2021

Site Address:
Performance Food Group, Inc
5262 Air Park Boulevard
Morristown, TN 37813

Mailing Address:
5262 Air Park Boulevard, Morristown, TN 37813

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 424410/General Line Grocery Merchant Wholesalers

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 11/18/2021


Case Closed: 08/17/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1833210 Yes
Accident 1834975
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $3,600 $45,000 $0 $0 $0 $48,600
Current Penalty $37,000 $0 $0 $1,000 $0 $38,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious TCA 50-3-105(1) 04/18/2022 05/02/2022 $37,000 $45,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 02001 Other TCA 50-3-105(1) 04/18/2022 05/02/2022 $1,000 $3,600 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 141217.015
Event: 11/10/2021
Employee Is Killed When Crushed Between Tractor Trailer And

At 4:45 p.m. on November 10, 2021, an employee was instructing a trainee how to use the Yard Dog (truck) to connect tractor trailers and move them throughout th e yard. The employee was standing on the platform on the tractor portion of a tr actor trailer only to be used in the yard. The tractor has a fifth wheel hitch w ith a platform used as a base that holds the fifth wheel. The employee had exite d the cab and had come out onto the platform as the driver was backing the trail er. Holding on with one hand to the platform, as the the driver was instructed t o back up, the employee was pinned between the rear of the truck and the trailer horizontally. He was unconscious at the time the ambulance arrived. CPR was per formed, and the employee was air-lifted to the trauma center at UT Medical Cente r. The employee was killed.

Keywords:crushed, pinned, tractor, tractor trailer, unconsciousness

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1564415.015 Fatality Spotter
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