Keith Freiberg

LOMIRA, WI—Quad/Graphics has been cleared by both the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and the Wisconsin Department of Commerce (DOC) for any responsibility in the July 12, 2002, collapse and subsequent fire at the printer's Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS) in Lomira, WI. In its report, the DOC found deficiencies in the design, engineering supervision, welder qualifications and materials used by professionals and contractors hired to erect the ASRS. ASRS Building The ASRS building, which was more than 700 feet long and 100,000 square feet, was built in 2002. It had a capacity of 30,008 pallets. Six crane aisles housed

LOMIRA, WI—A collapsed automated racking system was suspected as the culprit behind the July 12 fire at Quad/Graphics' plant here that destroyed most of a 10-story warehouse and killed an outside-contracted worker. Fire investigators told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that the collapse of the Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS) likely caused a portion of the building to collapse, sparking the blaze. Keith Freiberg, 22, an employee with Aero Building Maintenance, perished when the building collapsed upon the vehicle in which he was sitting. According to the paper, Freiberg had just finished his shift with Aero, Quad/Graphics' cleaning service. Dodge County authorities later stated that structural

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