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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 311928675 - Victor L Hernandez Dba Auto Servicio El Bronco

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 1


Inspection Nr: 311928675
Report ID: 0454711
Date Opened: 03/18/2008

Site Address:
Victor L Hernandez Dba Auto Servicio El Bronco
2530 Summer Avenue
Memphis, TN 38112

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 811111/General Automotive Repair

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/02/2008

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing


Case Closed: 10/24/2013

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100624865
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $4,000 $0 $0 $1,000 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $4,000 $0 $0 $1,000 $0 $5,000
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. 01001A Serious 19100147 C01 06/19/2008 07/22/2008 $4,000 $4,000 $0 -  
2. 01001B Serious 19100147 C05 I 06/19/2008 07/22/2008 $0 $0 $0 -  
3. 01001C Serious 19100147 C07 I 06/19/2008 07/22/2008 $0 $0 $0 -  
4. 02001 Other 3000501 A 06/19/2008 06/15/2008 $1,000 $1,000 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200624724
Event: 03/14/2008
Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Car Bed

On March 14, 2008, Employee #1, a 29-year-old manager and mechanic employed for approximately one year at an auto repair shop, was underneath the bed of a car carrier (tow truck) in the east parking lot of the auto repair shop. As Employee #1 was removing oil from the hydraulic system, the bed lowered onto his head, and he was killed.

Keywords:head, hydraulic fluid, mechanic, lockout, struck by, tow truck, falling object

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311928675 Fatality Concussion Supervisors, mechanics and repairers
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