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Inspection Detail

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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $750 $0 $750
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $750 $0 $750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3650 T09 04/10/2007 05/03/2007 $750 $750 $0 07/12/2007 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202445094 Event: 12/07/2006Supervisor Sustains Fracture When Pushed Into Tow Tractor
At approximately 6:00 a.m. on December 6, 2006, Employee #1 was working as a supervisor at a United Parcel Service (UPS) facility in Ontario, CA. A coworker of his was operating an FMC Model Number B1200 "push back" tow tractor, with Serial Number B12DZ98025, and a gross vehicle weight (GVW) of 100,000 pounds. It was designed for pushing and towing aircraft. The push back operator was driving south toward Employee #1's location. Employee #1 was on the ground, facing a Tiger Model Number TIG- 40 tug, with Serial Number 497011, and a weight of 5500 pounds. It was facing northeast. As the coworker approached Employee #1's location, he turned off the ignition and applied the brakes. The push back, however, continued on its southward motion. The push back struck the back end of the tug, throwing it in a counterclockwise spin. The tug struck Employee #1, pushing him against the push back, which was still moving. The push back came to a stop several feet past the collision site. Employee #1 sustained an unspecified fracture, and he was transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, warehouse, caught between, collision, struck by, tractor, towmotor
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125881649 Hospitalized injury Fracture Supervisors, n.e.c.

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