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Inspection: 1587806.015 - Parkside Automotive And Truck Service, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Wilkes-Barre
Parkside Automotive And Truck Service, Inc.
1159 South Main Rd.
Mountain Top, PA 18707
1159 South Main Rd., Mountain Top, PA 18707
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 811111/General Automotive Repair
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 09/07/2022
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||5A0001||09/07/2022||10/11/2022||$14,502||$14,502||$0||09/30/2022||C - Contested|
|2.||02001||Other||19040039 A01||09/07/2022||$3,522||$3,522||$0||09/30/2022||C - Contested|
At 6:00 p.m. on April 4, 2022, an employee returned to the drop yard to drop off a trailer for repair. The incident occurred after hours, and there were no othe r employees at the site. It appears that the employee failed to set the truck ai r brakes. When the truck was detached from the trailer, it began to roll forward down the drop yard. The drop yard had a 5 degree down slope from where the trai ler was parked. It is believed that the employee attempted to enter the truck ca b while it was rolling down hill. The employee was runover by the rear left truc k tires. The employee sustained head trauma and was killed.
Keywords:air brake, blunt force trauma, brake, head, run over, tire, trailer
|1||1587806.015||Fatality||Truck drivers, heavy|