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Inspection: 104387766 - Jiffy Lube International

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 3

Nr: 104387766Report ID: 0352430Open Date: 12/22/1988

Jiffy Lube International
1704 Woodlawn Drive
Woodlawn, MD 21207
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7539/Automotive Repair Shops, Not Elsewhere Classified

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/29/1988
Close Case:03/13/1989

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $465 $0 $0 $0 $0 $465
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
  1. 01001 Serious 19100023 A 5 02/03/1989 02/03/1989 $0 $465 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 742510Event: 11/08/1988Employee Injured In Fall Into Pit
At the end of the day on November 8, 1988, Employee #1, age 16, a lube technician, was working on a customer's car at the second of three work bays. Only bays #2 and #3 were being used; the doors to bay #1 were not operating, so it could not be used. At approximately 6:30 p.m., a half hour before closing, the work surface had been washed down with Zepp cleaner and the floor areas were still wet and somewhat slippery. Employee #1 had gone over to the north end of the building to get an air fitter and was walking back between bays #1 and #2 when he slipped on the wet floor and slid into the unguarded pit of bay #1. He tried to grab the side but could not hold on. He fell 5 ft 1 1/4 in. to a work platform in the pit and, after lying there for a few seconds, rolled off and fell another 28 in. to the concrete floor. Coworkers ran to his aid and he was kept still before being transported to Baltimore County General Hospital. He sustained lower back, neck, shoulder, and head injuries.
Keywords: shoulder, work rules, slip, back, walking surface, pit, fall, neck, slippery surface, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 104387766 Hospitalized injury Concussion Captains and other officers, fishing vessels

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