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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1485635.015 - Western Express, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

Nr: 1485635.015Report ID: 0950633Open Date: 07/28/2020

Western Express, Inc.
3984 Indian Ave.
Perris, CA 92571
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 484122/ General Freight Trucking, Long-Distance, Less Than Truckload
Mailing: 18244 Valley Blvd, Bloomington, CA 92316

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/25/2021
Close Case:01/26/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 128122.015Event: 07/27/2020Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Two Trucks, Later Dies
At 5:47 p.m. on July 27, 2020, an employee was picking up a shipment at a distribution center. The employee was staged at the exit gate working with security at the rear of his trailer. A coworker was stopped at a stop sign to the rear of the employee's truck and trailer. The coworker was stopped at a stop sign approximately 150 feet behind the employee's trailer. The coworker did not set his parking brake and went into the sleeper of his truck. Then, the coworker's truck rolled into the back of the employee's trailer and crushed the employee. The employee later died at the hospital.
Keywords: struck by, crushed, caught between, brake, tractor trailer
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1485635.015 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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