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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1567993.015 - Product Line Holdings And Logistics, Ltd.

Inspection Information - Office: Denver


Inspection Nr: 1567993.015
Report ID: 0830500
Date Opened: 12/15/2021

Site Address:
Product Line Holdings And Logistics, Ltd.
4920 Fox St.
Denver, CO 80216

Mailing Address:
Unit 4-588, ,

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 484121/ General Freight Trucking, Long-Distance, Truckload

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/15/2021


Case Closed: 05/27/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1841732
Inspection 1569929 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 141808.015
Event: 11/01/2021
Employee Is Struck By Door Of Trailer, Later Dies

At 7:30 a.m. on November 1, 2021, an employee was delivering products to custome rs and had arrived overnight and was waiting at the dock. The customer arrived a nd knocked on the sleeper cab indicating he was ready to receive the load. The e mployee drove the truck and trailer forward approximately 15 feet so that the tr ailer doors could be opened. The customer was opening the passenger side door wh ile the driver was opening the driver's side door simultaneously. When the door opened, it swung out forcefully and struck the employee on the forehead. The emp loyee was knocked unconscious, fell backwards, and struck the back of his head o n the asphalt. Three boilers, each weighing 222 pounds each fell out of the trai ler but did not strike the employee. The boilers had tipped in transit and were likely pressing up against the trailer door which caused the door to forcefully open. The customer called for emergency services and began first aid and CPR on the employee. Emergency response personnel arrived and transported the employe e to a local area hospital, where he died one month later.

Keywords:asphalt, back, blunt force, blunt force trauma, door, fall, forehead, head, struck by, tractor trailer, trailer

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1567993.015 Fatality Truck Driver: Heavy/Tractor-Trailer
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