A North Carolina Trucking Company has been investigated and fined by the North Carolina Department of Labor after an employee was killed while on the job earlier this year.
JRJ Trucking, a Thomasville-based carrier, has been cited for two “serious” violations and one “non-serious” violation by OSHA. The company has been fined a total of $2,700.
On March 18, 2013, Paul Peterson, 22, died when he was working under the front of a truck when the truck fell on top of him, pinning him.
The company faced a maximum fine of $7,000 per serious violation.