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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1453722.015 - 61353 - Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government

Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky


Inspection Nr: 1453722.015
Report ID: 0452110
Date Opened: 01/02/2020

Site Address:
61353 - Louisville Jefferson County Metro Government
I 64 Westbound Mile Mark 10.2
Louisville, KY 40205

Mailing Address:
517 Court Place 5th Floor, Louisville, KY 40202

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 488410/Motor Vehicle Towing

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: LocalGovt

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/17/2020


Case Closed: 02/05/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1531325
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 338.31(1)(A) 06/05/2020 06/18/2020 $7,000 $7,000 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 122927.015
Event: 12/31/2019
Employee Asphyxiates From Being Pinned Underneath Tow Truck

At 8:44 a.m. on December 31, 2019, an employee was towing an abandoned Ford F150 pickup truck from the interstate. Approximately 30 minutes later, the employee was discovered unresponsive underneath his tow truck and pinned in place. The employee was killed from asphyxiation.

Keywords:asphyxiated, pinned, tow truck, unresponsive

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1453722.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
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