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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1560790.015 - Assurance Technology Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Baltimore


Inspection Nr: 1560790.015
Report ID: 0316100
Date Opened: 10/27/2021

Site Address:
Assurance Technology Corporation
10500 Blossum Point Building 326
Welcome, MD 20693

Mailing Address:
84 South Street, Carlisle, MA 01741

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 541715 

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/03/2022


Case Closed: 06/06/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1828339
Inspection 1560818 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $10,360 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,360
Current Penalty $10,360 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,360
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. 01001A Serious 19100178 A04 04/21/2022 05/10/2022 $10,360 $10,360 $0 Z - Issued  
2. 01001B Serious 19100178 A05 04/21/2022 05/10/2022 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 140632.015
Event: 10/26/2021
Employee Is Killed From Chest Injury After Struck By Pit

At 8:30 a.m. on October 26, 2021, an employee had been operating Operating a Dae woo Model G32E Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) equipped with fork extenders. Afte r the employee dumped material from the PIT into a 30-yard dumpster, he exited t he vehicle. It is presumed that the employee was trying to retrieve a fork exten der that had fallen off in the dumpster when the PIT rolled back and struck him. The employee was killed due to blunt force trauma to his chest. The fork extend ers had not been authorized by the manufacturer.

Keywords:blunt force, blunt force trauma, catch point, chest, crushed, cut, defect, defective, defective equipment, dumpster, forklift, forks, industrial truck, laceration, material handling, misjudgement, misjudgement of haz

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1560790.015 Fatality
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