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Inspection: 300859691 - Dalton Trucking, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

 

Inspection Nr: 300859691
Report ID: 0950633
Open Date: 09/30/2002

Site Address:
Dalton Trucking, Inc.
13375 Napa Street
Fontana, CA 92335

Mailing Address:
13560 Whittram Ave, Fontana, CA 92335

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:4231

NAICS: 0 


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/17/2003

Emphasis:

Close Case:09/26/2006


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 362455396
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $11,810 $0 $0 $465 $0 $12,275
Current Penalty $6,750 $0 $0 $750 $0 $7,500
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 3272 D 03/17/2003 03/20/2003 $0 $465 $0 03/27/2003 D - Govt Dismissed  
2. 02001 Other 3210 C 03/17/2003 03/20/2003 $750 $5,060 $0 03/27/2003 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 03001 Serious 3380 C 03/17/2003 03/20/2003 $6,750 $6,750 $0 03/27/2003 W - Empr Withdrew  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201156536
Event: 09/18/2002
Employee Is Killed In Fall From Waste Truck Trailer

At approximately 12:05 p.m. on September 18, 2002, Employee #1, of Dalton Trucking, Inc., in Fontana, CA, was tarping a waste disposal transfer trailer at Burrtec Waste Industries, Inc., in preparation for its transport to an off-site landfill. He was on the top rail of the trailer when he slipped and fell backward 13 ft 4 in. to the pavement. Employee #1 struck his head as he landed and the back of his skull was crushed by the impact. He was transported by paramedics to Arrowhead Medical Center in Colton, and was later transferred to Loma Linda Medical Center, where he was admitted for treatment. Employee #1 died on September 27, 2002, as a result of his injuries. He was wearing fall protection, but it could not be determined if he was not clipped to the safety cable, or if he was clipped in and the lanyard snap came off the cable due to a defect.

Keywords:fracture, garbage truck, lifeline, work rules, slip, skull, fall, fall protection, trailer, unstable position

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300859691 Fatality Concussion Truck drivers, heavy
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