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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 301335238 - Yellow Transportation Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office


Inspection Nr: 301335238
Report ID: 0950644
Open Date: 05/02/2005

Site Address:
Yellow Transportation Inc.
9933 E Beverly Bl
01335303era, CA 90660

Mailing Address:
9933 E Beverly Bl, Pico Rivera, CA 90660

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 488490/Other Support Activities for Road Transportation

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/21/2005


Close Case:12/28/2006

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 362597825
Complaint 205346810 Yes
Complaint 205346836 Yes
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $7,750 $0 $25,750
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,185 $0 $5,185
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 23400023 10/21/2005 11/04/2005 $185 $750 $0 03/28/2006 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 01002 Other 3650 S12 10/21/2005 11/04/2005 $0 $2,000 $0 03/28/2006 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
3. 01003 Other 342 A 10/21/2005 11/04/2005 $5,000 $5,000 $0 03/28/2006 F - Formal Settlement  
4. 02001 Serious 3664 A 10/21/2005 11/04/2005 $0 $18,000 $0 03/28/2006 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201799780
Event: 04/25/2005
Employee'S Leg Crushed By Forklift

At approximately 1:40 a.m. on April 25, 2005, Employee #1 of Yellow Transportation Inc., was standing in the warehouse near dock #47. A forklift driver was not looking behind him as he backed out of a parked freight truck in dock #46 with a load on the forks, and struck Employee #1's left leg. Employee #1 was transported to a local hospital where he was hospitalized and his leg was amputated. Employee #1 stated during interview that the forklift operator was driving fast with the load and did not look back while he was driving in reverse. He also stated that the forklift's back up alarm was not sounding and its yellow mast lights were not glowing or flashing when accident occurred. The Toyota forklift, Serial Number 82491, rated capacity 4,700 pounds, was inspected by the compliance officer and its brakes, horn, steering wheel, tires etc. were operable. At the time of the accident, Employee #1 had only been employed by the company for 4 days.

Keywords:back-up alarm, dock, warehouse, speeding, caught between, crushed, industrial truck, inexperience, struck by, leg

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301335238 Hospitalized injury Amputation Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators
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