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Inspection: 310405162 - Julio'S Trucking

Inspection Information - Office: Virginia Safety 4

Nr: 310405162Report ID: 0355114Open Date: 08/30/2006

Julio'S Trucking
Entrance Of H Off Of I-395
Springfield, VA 22150
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1629/Heavy Construction, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 237990/Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Mailing: 8000 Haute Ct., Springfield, VA 22151

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/30/2006
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:01/29/2007

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100921477    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200923407Event: 08/30/2006Employee Is Killed During Truck Repair
On August 30, Employee #1, the owner of a trucking company, was fixing the tail gate of a dump truck. The middle of the tailgate was extruded due to the hauling of gravel and dirt. The employee placed a 4 ft by 6 ft piece of wood between the truck's deformed tailgate and another truck and applied compressive pressure in order to fix the deformation. The employee tried five times, unsuccessfully, to repair the tailgate. On the sixth attempt, the piece of wood broke and struck the employee in his chest and right arm, breaking his arm and killing him instantly due to the impact.
Keywords: chest, fracture, tailgate, automotive repair, wood slab, construction, truck, mech mat handling, struck by, arm
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310405162 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Truck drivers, heavy

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