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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1232732.015 - Aerotek, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Modesto

Nr: 1232732.015Report ID: 0950624Open Date: 05/15/2017

Aerotek, Inc.
1705 Chrisman Road
Tracy, CA 95304
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 493110/General Warehousing and Storage
Mailing: 5330 Pirrone Rdsuite 301, Salida, CA 95368

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/15/2017
Close Case:09/11/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1211883    
 Inspection1232825 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $425 $0 $425
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $425 $0 $425
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203(B)(1) 08/15/2017 $425 $425 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 108472.015Event: 05/09/2017Forklift Brakes Fail, Injuring Employee'S Leg
At 10:45 a.m. on May 9, 2017, an employee finished loading a trailer using a Cro wn forklift (model number: RC3020-30, serial number: 1AZ04438), which he was par king. As the employee maneuvered the forklift, he was unable to stop it. He made several attempts to stop the forklift, including plugging the forklift and acti vating the deadman pedal. The employee then put his left leg out to push off a p ole/upright, resulting in his left leg being crushed between the pole/upright an d the forklift. The employee sustained compartment syndrome to the lower portion of his left leg. As a result, the employee was hospitalized and received treat ment for his injury. Further inspection of the forklift identified that its righ t side adjuster rod was missing, causing the brakes to not operate correctly.
Keywords: brake, crushed, equipment failure, leg, powered industrial vehicle
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1232732.015 Hospitalized injury Occupation Not Listed

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