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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 103020285 - General Motors Corp. (Assembly Plant)

Inspection Information - Office: Cleveland

Nr: 103020285Report ID: 0522300Open Date: 02/01/1991

General Motors Corp. (Assembly Plant)
2300 Hallock Young Road
Lordstown, OH 44482
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3465/Automotive Stampings
Mailing: P.O. Box 1406, Warren, OH 44482

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/13/1991
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:03/19/1991

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $1,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,300
Current Penalty $1,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100145 F03 02/19/1991 03/11/1991 $800 $800 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100305 B02 02/19/1991 03/11/1991 $500 $500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 687533Event: 01/30/1991Forklift Operator Killed By Wire Rope And Anchor Plate
Employee #1 was backing up an Eaton-Yale 8,000 lb forklift in a rack make-up area of an auto fabrication plant and struck a wire rope cable strung approximately 7 ft high between two 40 ft columns. The anchor plate that secured the cable to the column gave way, striking the employee in the back of the head and killing him.
Keywords: anchor, head, ind trk operator, wire rope, struck against, column, industrial truck, struck by, backing up
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 103020285 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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