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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1493951.015 - Pro Disposal Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Pittsburgh


Inspection Nr: 1493951.015
Report ID: 0317500
Open Date: 09/22/2020

Site Address:
Pro Disposal Inc.
South Railroad & Main Streets
Portage, PA 15946

Mailing Address:
713 Mountain Avenue, Portage, PA 15946

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 562111/Solid Waste Collection

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/22/2020


Close Case:07/13/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1662912
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,653 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,653
Current Penalty $9,450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,450
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 Serious 5A0001 01/29/2021 02/10/2021 $9,450 $13,653 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 129688.015
Event: 09/22/2020
Employee Is Killed After Being Caught Between Truck And Pole

At 8:28 a.m. on September 22, 2020, an employee was collecting trash while his c oworker was driving the garbage truck that the employee was loading. The coworke r placed the vehicle in reverse in order to back into an alley while the employe e was positioned on the rear side step. The employee was caught between a utili ty pole and the vehicle crushing him. He suffered head and body blunt force trau ma and was killed.

Keywords:blunt force, blunt force trauma, caught between, concussion, crushed, driver, fracture, garbage truck, head, industrial truck, jump on moving equip, struck against, trash compactor, truck, truck driver, utility pole

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1493951.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction
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