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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $600 $0 $600
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $600 $0 $600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 03/04/1993 03/04/1993 $300 $300 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 3203 A 03/04/1993 04/06/1993 $300 $300 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170714265 Event: 01/31/1993Employee Killed When Crushed By Truck Bed
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on January 31, 1993, Employee #1 was inspecting and repairing a commercial truck. The front cab and the truck bed were elevated to allow Employee #1 to repair parts of the truck. Employee #1 was working with a friend, who was standing beside the truck. The friend didn't actually see what happened until the bed started lowering. It appears that Employee #1, while crouched on top of the truck, moved his foot back and activated the lever to lower the bed. The friend yelled at Employee #1 to tell him that the bed was lowering, but he was unable to escape from under the bed in time. Employee #1 was crushed and killed.
Keywords: repair, work rules, control lever, crushed, truck, struck by, falling object, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119878916 Fatality Other Heavy equipment mechanics

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