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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1620994.015 - Mdb Transportation Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office


Inspection Nr: 1620994.015
Report ID: 0950635
Date Opened: 09/21/2022

Site Address:
Mdb Transportation Inc.
12801 Excelsior Dr.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Mailing Address:
435 E. Weber Ave., Compton, CA 90222

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 493110/General Warehousing and Storage

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/20/2022


Case Closed: 01/30/2023

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1941247
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,935 $0 $5,935
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,935 $0 $5,935
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 Other 342(A) 12/20/2022 01/23/2023 $5,000 $5,000 $0 Z - Issued  
2. 01002 Other 3203(A) 12/20/2022 01/23/2023 $935 $935 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 149528.015
Event: 08/31/2022
Employee Is Killed When Crushed Between Shipping Containers

At 12:30 p.m. on August 31, 2022, an employee was picking up an empty shipping c ontainer while working as a truck driver. The employee received a list of empty containers from a dispatcher at arrived at a facility to locate and pick up the assigned empty container. The employee exited his truck to inspect an empty cont ainer at his employer's warehousing facility. While inspecting the container, an other truck driver who was an independent contractor was backing up to park a sh ipping container on an empty spot. The truck driver who was backing up had an ob structed view due to the shipping container, and he struck the container adjacen t to where the employee was standing. As a result, the employee was pinned betwe en two shipping containers and was killed by crushing injuries.

Keywords:caught between, container, crushed, crushing, inspecting, obstructed rear view, obstructed view, pinned, tractor trailer, truck, truck driver, warehouse

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1620994.015 Fatality Truck Driver: Heavy/Tractor-Trailer
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