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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
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 Other 3661 A 12/10/1990 12/10/1990 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Other 342 A 12/20/1990 12/10/1990 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170189963 Event: 08/02/1990Employee Injured When Caught Between Pallet Jack And Post
At approximately 6:30 a.m. on August 2, 1990, Employee #1 was using a pallet jack to deliver some labels to the receiving dock area. He was traveling down the center main aisle when the controls became stuck and he ran into a post on the side of the aisle. Employee #1's thigh was pinned between the pallet jack and the post, resulting in injuries that required hospitalization. Following the accident, the employer reported that the brakes needed adjustment. The company said it was not aware of the condition of the brakes because the Employee #1 had filed no report indicating brake trouble, as required by the employer. The points in the control were found to be functioning. The employer was cited for a general violation for not maintaining the brakes and a regulatory violation for not reporting a serious accident that resulted in a hospitalization of over 24 hours.
Keywords: brake, inadequate maint, warehouse, pinned, stuck, work rules, walk-behind forklift, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112152954 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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