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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 309448280 - Pilkington North America Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Toledo


Inspection Nr: 309448280
Report ID: 0524700
Date Opened: 06/22/2007

Site Address:
Pilkington North America Inc.
140 Dixie Hwy.
Rossford, OH 43460

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 327211/Flat Glass Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 06/28/2007

Emphasis: L:Piv, S:Powered Ind Vehicle

Case Closed: 01/30/2008

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 102105723
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $15,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $15,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
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 19100178 L04 IIB 08/06/2007 08/16/2007 $3,500 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002A Serious 19100178 N04 08/06/2007 08/16/2007 $3,500 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01002B Serious 19100178 N06 08/06/2007 08/16/2007 $0 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 202088233
Event: 06/22/2007
Employee Struck And Killed By Powered Industrial Truck

At 2:41 p.m. on June 22, 2007, Employee #1 was assigned to band packages of annealed glass for automotive applications. The work area consisted of a work station for handling packages of glass and banding material. Employee #1 had left her work station to retrieve a new pair of safety footwear. The lift truck involved was traveling forward with a load of four boxes which obscured the operators view to the front. The powered industrial truck was a Yale, Model GLC155CAN6BV106, serial number B879V01687C 12. Employee #1 attempted to cross an aisle way for powered industrial truck traffic. Employee #1 was struck by the right front fork, forced under the load, and was dragged on the floor for approximately 382 feet before coworkers were able to stop the truck. Employee #1 was killed.

Keywords:warehouse, dragged, industrial truck, struck by, contusion

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309448280 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Laborers, except construction
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