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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 1 3 4
Initial Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $900 $0 $3,900
Current Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $900 $0 $3,900
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1509 B 11/16/1992 12/03/1992 $150 $150 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 1593 H 11/16/1992 08/03/1992 $600 $600 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 1595 A 11/16/1992 08/03/1992 $150 $150 $0 -
  4. 02001 Serious 1509 A 11/16/1992 12/03/1992 $3,000 $3,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 956524 Event: 08/03/1992Employee Killed By Rolling Truck Trailer
Employee #1 was driving a dump truck and pulling a lowboy. As he made a U-turn at the end of a street, he broke the right side of the air hose that extended from the truck to the trailer. Coworkers were putting the street on the rest of the way through. Two of the coworkers went on to work and Employee #1 said he would fix the air hose, which had locked the trailer brakes. It is believed that Employee #1 got under the trailer in front of the front axle to drain the air tank on the trailer, which in turn, would release the brakes. The dump truck's motor had been shut off but its transmission was left in neutral and the parking brake was not set. The truck was sitting on a slight downgrade. When the brakes released, the trailer rolled forward. Employee #1 became entangled between the two right side sets of dual tires and was dragged approximately 10 ft until the trailer stopped. Employee #1 suffered multiple injuries and was killed.
Keywords: repair, vehicle in gear, brake, construction, dragged, air hose, dump truck, trailer, slope, tire
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119754513 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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