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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 18182667 - Fletcher'S Towing Service

Inspection Information - Office: Columbus

 

Inspection Nr: 18182667
Report ID: 0522500
Open Date: 12/29/1998

Site Address:
Fletcher'S Towing Service
20615 Us Highway 23 North
Circleville, OH 43113

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:7549

NAICS: 0 


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/29/1998

Emphasis:

Close Case:02/10/1999


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100750496
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $150 $0 $150
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $150 $0 $150
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 Other 19040002 A 01/04/1999 02/06/1999 $150 $150 $0 -  
2. 01002 Other 19040008 01/04/1999 01/07/1999 $0 $0 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200750271
Event: 12/28/1998
Employee Killed When Vehicle Falls From Tow Chains

On December 28, 1998, Employee #1, a tow truck driver, was dispatched to a site in Darbyville, OH to bring a vehicle to a garage. When he arrived at the address, he first set about moving another accident-related vehicle, other than the one he had been dispatched to tow. He did not have the keys for the vehicle he was moving and, as it was in 'Park,' Employee #1 hooked it up and went underneath the car to manually shift the transmission into neutral. As soon as the vehicle was in neutral, the chains slipped down and the vehicle dropped on top of him. He was crushed and killed.

Keywords:chain, vehicle in gear, unsecured, work rules, slip, driver, crushed, tow truck, falling object, unstable position

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18182667 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
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