Inspection: 109615773 - Heintzelman'S Truck Center, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Tampa
Heintzelman'S Truck Center, Inc.
2424 John Young Parkway
Orlando, FL 32804
, , 00000
Union Status: NonUnion
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 11/02/1994
Case Closed: 03/24/1995
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19100242 B||11/09/1994||11/16/1994||$450||$700||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|2.||01002||Serious||19100305 B01||11/09/1994||11/16/1994||$375||$525||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|3.||01003||Serious||19101200 E01||11/09/1994||11/22/1994||$375||$525||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|4.||01004||Serious||19101200 H||11/09/1994||12/12/1994||$375||$525||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|6.||02002||Other||19100253 B02 II||11/09/1994||11/14/1994||$0||$0||$0||-|
|7.||02003||Other||19100253 E06 II||11/09/1994||11/16/1994||$0||$0||$0||-|
|8.||02004||Other||19100305 A04 III||11/09/1994||11/16/1994||$0||$0||$0||-|
|9.||02005||Other||19101200 F05 I||11/09/1994||11/16/1994||$0||$0||$0||-|
|10.||02006||Other||19101200 F05 II||11/09/1994||11/16/1994||$0||$0||$0||-|
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on October 17, 1994, Employee #1 was working underneath a Ford E-350 truck that was hoisted about 51 inches above the floor on a Forward model 12000, 4 post automotive lift. The vehicle, which had an automatic transmission, had been put in "park" but the parking brake had not been set. The lift was equipped with front stops, which were removable in order to do wheel alignments, which are done about 18 inches off the floor. Employee #1 had removed the stops for no apparent reason, as he was not doing an alignment. While working on the vehicle, he removed a bracket that was attached to a frame that held the shift linkage. Apparently, the linkage was bumped causing the transmission to come out of "park." The vehicle rolled off the front of the lift because the front stops had been removed. Employee #1's head was crushed between the vehicle frame and the lift frame. He died from the injuries.
Keywords:head, hydraulic lift, automotive repair, brake, vehicle, work rules, crushed, truck
|1||109615773||Fatality||Fracture||Occupation not reported|