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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1370337.015 - Mast Logistics Services, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Columbus

Nr: 1370337.015Report ID: 0522500Open Date: 01/04/2019

Mast Logistics Services, Inc.
7 Limited Parkway
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 493110/General Warehousing and Storage
Mailing: 2 Limited Parkway, Columbus, OH 43230

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/31/2019
Emphasis: L:Piv, N:AmputateClose Case:05/10/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 112456.015Event: 01/04/2019Employee Is Pinned By A Conveyor And Killed
At 1:45 a.m. on January 4, 2019, an employee was loading packages inside a trailer and the extendible conveyor engaged and moved towards the employee. The employee's back was turned towards the conveyor when the conveyor pinned the employee against the packages. The employee's coworkers were alerted by the maintenance monitoring system and "light" monitoring system at which time they found the employee. The coworkers were unable to access the conveyor's controls because they were pinned between the employee's lower back and the boxes, so they proceeded to 'dig out' the victim by removing the packages. Once freed, the employee's coworkers provided first aid until emergency medical personnel arrived and transported the victim to the hospital. The employee was pronounced dead as a result of the injuries sustained in the fatal incident. Just prior to the incident, security video showed the employee controlled extendable conveyor slowly extending inwards into the trailer where the employee was located.
Keywords: pinned, loading, conveyor
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1370337.015 Fatality Other Traffic, shipping and receiving clerks

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