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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $4,000 $0 $8,000 $0 $0 $12,000
Current Penalty $2,500 $0 $4,500 $0 $0 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100178 M05 III 12/16/1991 12/24/1991 $2,500 $4,000 $0 01/13/1992 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Repeat 19100178 L 12/16/1991 12/24/1991 $4,500 $8,000 $0 01/13/1992 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14521868 Event: 12/04/1991Employee Killed When Pinned By Forklift
Employee #1 and a coworker were moving a layer of truck rims to a different area. The coworker was operating a forklift while Employee #1 was on the ground waiting to hook up the rims to be moved. The forklift was brought into position hovering over the rims. Employee #1 began to hook up the lifting fixture, which was attached to the forklift, to the rims for the back side. As the operator dismounted the forklift to help he inadvertently hit a control lever, causing the forklift to lurch forward. The forklift struck Employee #1 in the neck and pinned him against a wall. He died a short time later.
Keywords: pinned, work rules, control lever, industrial truck, neck, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 103305439 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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