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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 110040391 - Equipment Depot Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Fort Worth

Nr: 110040391Report ID: 0636900Open Date: 05/11/1998

Equipment Depot Inc.
4100 S. Ih 35
Waco, TX 76706
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7359/Equipment Rental and Leasing, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: P. O Box 20187, Waco, TX 76702

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/06/1998
Close Case:07/20/1999

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360911796    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 2 6
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $14,000 $0 $0 $5,250 $0 $19,250
Current Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 II 08/07/1998 09/24/1998 $3,500 $3,500 $0 08/19/1998 R - Review Commission
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C05 I 08/07/1998 09/02/1998 $3,500 $3,500 $0 08/19/1998 R - Review Commission
  3. 01003 Other 19100147 C06 I 08/07/1998 09/24/1998 $0 $3,500 $0 08/19/1998 R - Review Commission
Deleted 4. 01004 Serious 19100147 C07 I 08/07/1998 09/24/1998 $3,500 $3,500 $0 08/19/1998 R - Review Commission
  5. 01005 Other 19100147 C07 IV 08/07/1998 09/24/1998 $0 $1,750 $0 08/19/1998 R - Review Commission
  6. 01006 Serious 19100242 A 08/07/1998 09/02/1998 $0 $3,500 $0 08/19/1998 R - Review Commission

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200710481Event: 05/08/1998Employee Killed When Crushed By Falling Forklift Carriage
Employee #1 was servicing the hydraulic system on a forklift. The mast raised and the lift carriage, with attached forks, was secured with a chain. He was under the lift carriage when the chain broke and he was crushed by the falling carriage and forks. The chain was in poor condition and the forks should have been removed before the work was undertaken.
Keywords: chain, maintenance, inadequate maint, work rules, equipment failure, crushed, industrial truck, mech mat handling, falling object, broken chain
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 110040391 Fatality Other Not specified mechanics and repairers

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