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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1476973.015 - Hellas Transport Company

Inspection Information - Office: Savannah

Nr: 1476973.015Report ID: 0418400Open Date: 05/27/2020

Hellas Transport Company
6020 Commerce Blvd
Garden City, GA 31408
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 484122/ General Freight Trucking, Long-Distance, Less Than Truckload
Mailing: 6020 Commerce Blvd, Garden City, GA 31408

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/27/2020
Close Case:12/21/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1596195    
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 126570.015Event: 05/27/2020Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Tractor Tires
At 9:00 a.m. on May 27, 2020, Employee # 1 arrived on site and was preparing to drive a tractor trailer to pick up an empty shipping container. The truck Employee # 1 was going to drive had brake issues. Employee # 1 requested the dispatcher contact the company's contracted mechanic, a coworker, who arrived on site to make repairs. The coworker started the vehicle and was checking the brakes while Employee # 1 walked to the back of the truck and stood between the truck's back tires. The coworker, not realizing Employee # 1 was at the back of the truck, pulled the truck forward catching Employee # 1 between the tires. Employee # 1 suffered a crushing injury and he was killed.
Keywords: tractor, tractor trailer, brake, mechanic, crushed
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1476973.015 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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