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Inspection Detail



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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other GEN01781501 09/03/1986 09/11/1986 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 690925 Event: 08/22/1986Heavy Metal Pipe Fell On Employee, Crushing Him To Death
EMPLOYEE #1, A LONG HAUL TRUCK DRIVER, WAS HELPING AN EMPLOYEE OF OREM CITY UNLOAD SIGNAL-LIGHT ARMS FROM THE BED OF A TRAILER. THEY HAD UNLOADED 9 OF THE ARMS. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS STANDING ON TOP OF THE 8 REMAINING POLES. THE OREM CITY EMPLOYEE (A FORKLIFT OPERATOR) PLACED THE FORKLIFT FORKS UNDER AN ARM AND RAISED IT ABOUT 2 FEET OFF THE TRUCK BED. THE ARM WAS BOWED SO THAT ITS ENDS REMAINED ON THE TRAILER. THE HEAVY END (THE FRONT) FELL OFF THE RIGHT FRONT CORNER OF THE TRAILER, CAUSING THE REAR (LIGHT) END TO JERK UP. EMPLOYEE #1 EITHER HELD ONTO, OR WAS STRUCK BY, THE LIGHT END OF THE ARM AS IT ROSE. HE FELL OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE TRAILER ALONG WITH THE LIGHT ARM. THE LIFT OPERATOR WENT TO EMPLOYEE #1'S ASSISTANCE AND FOUND HIM LYING ON THE GROUND WITH THE 700 POUND PIPE ON HIS CHEST. HE DIED FROM MULTIPLE INJURIES, INCLUDING NUMEROUS BROKEN RIBS, A SEVERED SPINE AND CRUSHED LUNGS.
Keywords: chest, fracture, crushed, industrial truck, struck by, falling object, unstable load
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102105038 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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