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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,350 $0 $1,350
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,350 $0 $1,350
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 09/18/2000 09/21/2000 $300 $300 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 3203 A 09/18/2000 10/20/2000 $300 $300 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 3328 C 09/18/2000 10/20/2000 $750 $750 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201153319 Event: 03/24/2000Employee Injured Due To Expanding Airbag Assembly
On March 24, 2000, an employee of Prevost Car, Inc. was installing an airbag assembly into a luxury custom bus. It suddenly expanded and the employee was struck by the expanding airbag. He sustained head trauma, a severe laceration to his cheek, and several broken teeth; and was hospitalized. Further investigation revealed the airbag assembly was reissued to the employee for installation after it had already been decompressed. The airbag assembly was not designed to be recompressed after decompression.
Keywords: fracture, head, maintenance, vehicle, compressed air, laceration, face, contusion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119948859 Hospitalized injury Fracture Mechanical controls and valve repairers

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