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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1605930.015 - Waste Pro Of Florida, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Tampa


Inspection Nr: 1605930.015
Report ID: 0420600
Date Opened: 07/06/2022

Site Address:
Waste Pro Of Florida, Inc.
7921 15th Street East
Sarasota, FL 34243

Mailing Address:
7921 15th Street East, Sarasota, Fl 34243, Sarasota, FL 34243

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 562111/Solid Waste Collection

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/03/2023


Case Closed: 03/02/2023

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1915075
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $29,004 $0 $0 $0 $0 $29,004
Current Penalty $20,303 $0 $0 $0 $0 $20,303
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 19100147 C04 I 01/03/2023 02/28/2023 $13,052 $14,502 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01001B Serious 19100212 A01 01/03/2023 01/30/2023 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
3. 01002 Serious 19100147 C06 I 01/03/2023 02/28/2023 $7,251 $14,502 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 147563.015
Event: 07/05/2022
Employee Is Killed After Being Crushed By Garbage Compactor

At 5:00 p.m. on July 5, 2022, an employee was evaluating possible hydraulic leak on garbage truck. After the employee slid open the side garbage compactor door, bypassing the safety sensor with a magnet, he stuck his head inside to identify the leak. The compactor blade inside the body of the truck went to the auto ret urn position, crushing the employee's head and killing him.

Keywords:blade, bypass, crushed, garbage truck, head, repair, safety sensor, trash compactor

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1605930.015 Fatality Machinery maintenance occupations
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