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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $700
Current Penalty $700 $0 $0 $0 $0 $700
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100244 A02 III 12/23/1985 12/26/1985 $700 $700 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 19040008 12/23/1985 12/26/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14400402 Event: 10/31/1985Employee Killed When Trailer Falls From Blocks
On October 31, 1985, Employee #1, a truck mechanic with Ryder Truck Rental, Inc., was making repairs underneath a vehicle transport trailer that was sitting atop wooden blocks. The trailer, whose wheels had been removed, was connected to a Ford LN 900 diesel truck. While Employee #1 was working on the trailer's axle, the truck moved approximately 12 to 13 in., causing the trailer to fall off the blocks and onto his chest. Employee #1 was killed. The wheels on the diesel truck were not chocked and its parking brake was not set.
Keywords: chest, chock, automotive repair, brake, work rules, mechanic, crushed, trailer, falling object, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100310259 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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