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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1148439.015 - W. Smith Cartage Company, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Chicago North

Nr: 1148439.015Report ID: 0524200Open Date: 05/18/2016

W. Smith Cartage Company, Inc.
2200 Graham Street
Bartlett, IL 60103
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 484230/ Specialized Freight (except Used Goods) Trucking, Long-Distance
Mailing: 7013 Sands Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/18/2016
Emphasis: L:FallClose Case:08/31/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 85398.015Event: 05/16/2016Worker Is Found Unconscious And Dies
At 9:00 a.m. on May 16, 2016, a worker in a tanker truck was delivering liquid asphalt to a worksite. As the worker was unloading the tanker trailer, his head was injured. There were no witnesses to the incident; however, the worker was discovered unconscious on the ground next to a tanker truck with labored breathing. He was hospitalized and died the next day as a result of head trauma from a possible fall.
Keywords: tank truck, asphalt, head, material handling, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1148439.015 Fatality Concussion Truck Driver: Heavy/Tractor-Trailer

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