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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 302047675 - Freightliner Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Or Safety 3-Salem


Inspection Nr: 302047675
Report ID: 1054118
Date Opened: 07/02/1998

Site Address:
Freightliner Corporation
6936 N Fathom
Portland, OR 97217

Mailing Address:
4747 N Channel Ave, Portland, OR 97217

Union Status: Union



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 11/05/1998

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing


Case Closed: 06/26/2000

Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,000
Current Penalty $1,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,000
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 Serious 701076001 A 11/17/1998 07/15/1998 $1,000 $1,000 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201610482
Event: 06/15/1998
Employee'S Arm Caught Between Truck Axle And Pit Wall

Employee #1, a mechanic, was working underneath Truck #1 in the pit. Truck #2, behind Truck #1 on the production line, would not start. A second mechanic was attempting to start Truck #2 by periodically turning the starter on and off with the clutch out. Truck #2 started unexpectedly, causing it to hit Truck #1. Employee #1, who was working under Truck #1, sustained crushing injuries to his left arm as Truck #1 moved forward at impact and caught his arm between the front axle and the wall of the pit. He was hospitalized for his injuries.

Keywords:mechanic, caught between, truck, pit, arm

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302047675 Hospitalized injury Fracture Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics
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