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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 307842377 - Robertson Sanitation

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta East


Inspection Nr: 307842377
Report ID: 0418100
Date Opened: 11/15/2005

Site Address:
Robertson Sanitation
7100 Delta Circle
Austell, GA 30168

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 562212/Solid Waste Landfill

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/22/2006


Case Closed: 04/10/2006

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 101282549
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,800
Current Penalty $6,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,000
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 19100147 C04 II 02/27/2006 03/23/2006 $6,000 $6,300 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C07 I 02/27/2006 03/23/2006 $0 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201282159
Event: 11/14/2005
Employee Is Killed When Run Over By Truck

On November 14, 2005, Employee #1 was driving a garbage truck when he encountered difficulty shifting into reverse gear. He called the shop supervisor, who dispatched a worker to Employee #1's location. However, Employee #1 continued to pick up trash on his route. When he got into a situation where he needed to reverse the truck, he directed a coworker to enter the truck and shift the transmission into reverse while he went beneath the truck to manipulate the transmission cables. The truck then rolled backwards onto Employee #1. The coworker called out to Employee #1, but he did not get a response. The coworker then exited the truck and saw that Employee #1 was crushed and pinned by the front passenger side wheel. The coworker then tried unsuccessfully to move the truck. Employee #1 was transported to North Fulton Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Keywords:chest, garbage truck, vehicle in gear, work rules, equipment failure, crushed, truck, run over, backing up, truck driver

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307842377 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
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