Daniel Licerio Killed in Work Accident in Fort Worth, TX
Fort Worth, TX — December 16, 2021, Daniel Licerio was killed due to a work site accident along Northern Cross Boulevard involving a compactor.
Preliminary information provided in Occupational Safety and Health Administration public reports shows the incident occurred at around 1:00 p.m. at 3200 Northern Cross Boulevard, just off North Riverside. This appears to be the address for Shearer's Foods, which is also the employer that is also said to be the subject of the OSHA inspection detail.
OSHA reports say that 30-year-old Daniel Licerio was inside a waste compactor to get a barrel that had fallen in. While inside the compactor, "the waste company attempted to remove the compactor," and this resulted in Licerio being fatally crushed.
Right now, additional details about the accident can't be confirmed. The OSHA statements listed one alleged standard violation as well as a recommendation for a penalty amounting to $14,502. The results of these preliminary investigations has not been confirmed at this time.