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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1237943.015 - United States Postal Service

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 1237943.015Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 06/07/2017

United States Postal Service
6801 W. 73rd Street
Bedford Park, IL 60638
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 491110/Postal Service
Mailing: 6801 W. 73rd Street, Bedford Park, IL 60638

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/19/2017
Close Case:09/19/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 96137.015Event: 06/06/2017Employee Is Struck By A Spotter Truck And Is Killed
At 7:15 p.m. on June 6, 2017, Employee #1, a Supervisor, was working outside in the dock/yard area of the facility directing trucks. A coworker, serving as a spotter truck driver, was directed by Employee #1 to move a trailer from Dock #37 using a spotter truck. As the coworker was backing up the truck to hook up to a trailer at Dock #37, he inadvertently struck Employee #1. Employee #1 became caught under the rear wheels of the spotter truck and was killed.
Keywords: crushing, truck, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1237943.015 Fatality Other Supervisors, production occupations

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