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peopleMaurice J. Alexander, 40

Maurice was killed on the job in August 2010 while working for Sonoco Recycling in Salisbury, North Carolina. He was crushed when an 800 lb. bale of cardboard fell onto him.

NCDOL investigated the incident and proposed a $11,900.00 penalty for two serious violations. In an informal settlement the penalty was reduced to $9,520.00 for two serious violations. This case is closed.

Inspection: 314912312-Sonoco Recycling.

This photo was sent in by his widow Mary Ann Neely Alexander.

----Maurice laid trapped beneath an 800 lbs. bale of cardboard. He had been using a forklift to move the bales, and when he jumped down to adjust the machine, one came crashing down on top of him. No one knows how long he struggled to stay alive at Sonoco Recycling.

~ 12/22/1969 - 8/27/2010 ~

peopleBrian D Allen, 49

Brian was killed on the job in October 2013 while working for Larry Strate Plumbing & Heating (Strate Plumbing Holden Mo) in Lees Summit, Missouri. He was installing a residential sewer line to the city sewer and died in a 17ft trench collapse.

Federal OSHA investigated the incident and proposed a $35,000.00 penalty for five serious violations. In a closed conference they proposed a $5,600.00 penalty for two serious violation. This case is still open 9/1/2015.

Inspection: 944282.015 - Larry Strate Plumbing & Heating.

This photo was sent in by his by widow Angela.

~ 5/1/1964 - 10/24/2013 ~

peopleEvaristo Alvarado, 57

Evaristo was killed on the job in March 2012 while working for Menards Distribution Center Fleet Department in Plano, Illinois. He was found crushed to death between the forklift and the lifting mechanism.

Federal OSHA investigated the incident and and no violations were issued. This case is closed.

Inspection: 280614.015 - Menards

This photo was sent in by his daughter Jet Cytrych.

---- Evaristo Alvarado of Sandwich, IL. Born on April 17, 1955 and left us too soon on March 27, 2012. He worked at Menards Distribution Center in Plano, IL in the Fleet Department as a mechanic for most of the Menards stores. He was found crushed to death between the forklift and the lifting mechanism in an empty storage lot in the back of Sycamore, Il's Menards store. He was pronounced dead on the scene by the coroner. To this day Menards has not contacted my mother about anything.

~ 4/17/1955 - 3/27/2012 ~

peopleCraig Anderson, 26

Craig was killed on the job in April 2015 while working for Gehring Construction & Ready Mix Co. in Schuyler, Nebraska. He was killed when he was struck by chain that was pulling a vehicle .

Federal OSHA investigated the incident and proposed a $14,630.00 penalty for two serious violations and one other than serious violation.  This case is closed.

Inspection: 1053578.015 - Gehring Construction And Ready Mix Concrete, Inc.

This photo was sent in by his wife Dorothy.

~ 2/14/1989 - 4/11/2015 ~

 

peopleJesus Manny Armendariz, 23

Jesus was killed on the job in June 2014 while working at Michael Foods Egg Production Company in Wakefield, Nebraska. He was killed when he was over come by fumes. Jesus was taking samples inside a tanker truck that held egg products and nitrogen before he was found unresponsive.

Federal OSHA investigated the incident and proposed a $30,900.00 penalty for five serious violations. In an informal settlement the penalty was reduced to $21,510.00 for four serious violations. This case is now closed.

Inspection: 981715.015 - Michael Foods, Inc.

This photo was sent in by his mother Leticia Armendariz

~ 8/28/1984 - 2/28/2014

peopleRobert Augeri, 31

Robert was killed on the job in June 2008 while working for Brox Industries, Labor Union Local 175 in Dracut, Massachusetts. He was struck by a truck while working.

Federal OSHA investigated the incident and proposed a $14,700.00 penalty for three serious violations. In an informal settlement the penalty was reduced to $10,000.00 for three serious violations. This case is closed.

Inspection: 312187446 - Brox Industries

This photo was sent in by his mother Kim Augeri.

~ 6/3/1977 - 6/3/2008 ~