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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1117113.015 - City Of Berkeley

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Oakland

 

Inspection Nr: 1117113.015
Report ID: 0950614
Open Date: 01/11/2016

Site Address:
City Of Berkeley
90 Parnassus Road
Berkeley, CA 94708

Mailing Address:
2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, CA 94704

Union Status: Union

SIC:

NAICS: 921110/Executive Offices


Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: LocalGovt

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 06/16/2016

Emphasis:

Close Case:11/08/2016


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1052839
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 7 1 8
Current Violations 6 2 8
Initial Penalty $97,865 $0 $0 $560 $0 $98,425
Current Penalty $35,935 $0 $0 $1,495 $0 $37,430
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 23400012 A 06/22/2016 $560 $560 $0 Z - Issued  
2. 02001 Serious 3314(G) 06/22/2016 $8,435 $8,435 $0 07/19/2016 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 03001 Serious 3314(L) 06/22/2016 $840 $8,435 $0 07/19/2016 F - Formal Settlement  
4. 04001 Other 3203(A)(7) 06/22/2016 $935 $8,435 $0 07/19/2016 F - Formal Settlement  
5. 05001 Serious 3203(A)(4) 06/22/2016 $1,800 $22,500 $0 07/19/2016 F - Formal Settlement  
6. 06001 Serious 1593(D) 06/22/2016 $5,060 $5,060 $0 Z - Issued  
7. 07001 Serious 1593(B) 06/22/2016 $1,800 $22,500 $0 07/19/2016 F - Formal Settlement  
8. 08001 Serious 1593(H) 06/22/2016 $18,000 $22,500 $0 07/19/2016 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 82182.015
Event: 01/11/2016
Employee Struck And Killed By Garbage Truck

At 12:00 p.m. on January 11, 2016, a coworker had parked a garbage truck in the middle of the road between two residential houses and was handling garbage cans along with Employee #1 who was on the opposite side of the truck handling garbag e cans/bins as well. The gear lever was set to neutral with the Neutral interloc k rocker switch set to ON. The coworker (driver/operator) did not engage the par king brake. The vehicle began to roll downhill. So, Employee #1 and the coworker began to run after the vehicle. In the process, the coworker tripped and fell. Employee #1 ran further and was squeezed/pinned between the truck and a telephon e pole and fell to the ground. A call was made to 911 by a resident and Employee #1 was immediately rushed to the hospital. Employee #1 died from multiple head injuries.

Keywords:caught in, garbage truck, head, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1117113.015 Fatality Garbage collectors
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