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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1275528.015 - Quality Distribution, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Austin

Nr: 1275528.015Report ID: 0625400Open Date: 11/06/2017

Quality Distribution, Inc.
3470 S. Hwy 80
Luling, TX 78648
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 484121/ General Freight Trucking, Long-Distance, Truckload
Mailing: 3470 S. Hwy 80, Luling, TX 78648

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/06/2017
Close Case:10/10/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1278898 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $20,325 $0 $0 $0 $0 $20,325
Current Penalty $12,195 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,195
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 01/08/2018 02/26/2018 $4,435 $7,391 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100028 B03 II 01/08/2018 01/12/2018 $4,435 $7,391 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100151 B 01/08/2018 02/26/2018 $3,326 $5,543 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 100513.015Event: 11/03/2017Employee Falls Breaking His Leg, Then Develops A Blood Clot,
At 8:00 a.m. on November 3, 2017 an employee was conducting a pre-trip check which requires him to stand on the truck (tractor) catwalk. This area is where the load is attached to the truck about 3 feet off of the ground. On the catwalk there are metal plates that are screwed in with a wrench. There was a 5 inch gap between plates on the walking working surface. While conducting pre-checks, the driver stepped in the opening, fracturing his leg. The employee later died from a blood clot.
Keywords: blood clot, fall, leg, fracture
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1275528.015 Fatality Fracture Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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