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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1296829.015 - U.S. Refrigeration Sales And Service Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Chicago North

Nr: 1296829.015Report ID: 0524200Open Date: 02/22/2018

U.S. Refrigeration Sales And Service Corporation
1250 Karl Ct.
Wauconda, IL 60084
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 423740/Refrigeration Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 1250 Karl Ct., Wauconda, IL 60084

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/05/2018
Close Case:08/22/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 103331.015Event: 02/20/2018Truck Driver Struck By Another Tractor-Trailer And Is Killed
On February 20, 2018, at approximately 12:30 am, an employee driving a truck had stopped to fix the plastic tarp that had come loose, to prevent it from blowing away during transport. The employee parked on the side of the road, trying to fix the tarp on the load in the back of his truck. His coworker who had stopped his truck behind the employee fixing the tarp, got out of his truck to assist the employee but failed to place the parking brake. His truck rolled forward trapping the employee fixing the tarp between the two trucks. The employee died from crushing injury. The two cargo trucks both weighed over 2,000 pounds each.
Keywords: struck by, driver, crushed, tractor trailer
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1296829.015 Fatality Asphyxia Driver-sales workers

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