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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1360070.015 - Avalon Transportation Services, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Cleveland

Nr: 1360070.015Report ID: 0522300Open Date: 11/14/2018

Avalon Transportation Services, Inc.
3867 Medina Roadnull
Akron, OH 44333
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 424420/Packaged Frozen Food Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 2240 Locust Steet Southnull, Canal Fulton, OH 44614

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/14/2019
Close Case:02/01/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1400369 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 110958.015Event: 11/14/2018Employee Is Crushed By Falling Pallet Jack And Is Killed
At 9:30 a.m. on November 14, 2018, Employee #1 was loading a pallet jack stacked with empty pallets into a semi-trailer following a food delivery while a cowork er worked the lift from the side of the truck. The employee fell backwards, app roximately 47 inches to the ground below and was crushed by the pallet jack. The weight of the pallet jack crushed the employee's torso. He was killed.
Keywords: crushed, falling object, jack, pallet
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1360070.015 Fatality

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