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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 104574710 - Jervis B. Webb Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Minnesota

Nr: 104574710Report ID: 0552700Open Date: 04/16/1986

Jervis B. Webb Co.
555 Becker Rd.
Eagan, MN 55121
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1796/Installation or Erection of Building Equipment, Not Elsewhere
Mailing: One Webb Dr., Farmington Hills, MI 48018

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/17/1986
Close Case:05/23/1986

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $280 $0 $0 $0 $0 $280
Current Penalty $280 $0 $0 $0 $0 $280
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260602 C01 VI 04/25/1986 04/27/1986 $280 $280 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14449268Event: 04/14/1986Employee Injured When Feet Run Over By Forklift
Employee #1 noticed that the engine kept racing on his forklift. It would not throttle down, so he stopped the forklift, shut off the engine, and dismounted. Employee #1 and his foreman then checked out the motor linkage. Employee #1 restarted the motor. It kept racing, so he and the foreman continued to adjust the linkage. While standing in the path of the wheels, Employee #1 accidentally brushed the converter selector switch. The forklift went into reverse gear, ran over both his ankles, and continued moving backward for at least 1,300 ft. Employee #1 was hospitalized for fractures to his feet and ankles.
Keywords: brake, work rules, industrial truck, unmanned, ankle, maintenance, ind trk operator, vehicle in gear, construction, run over
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 104574710 Hospitalized injury Fracture Operating engineers

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