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Inspection: 126129287 - United Road Services Dba Bill & Wags,Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office

Nr: 126129287Report ID: 0950644Open Date: 03/27/2000

United Road Services Dba Bill & Wags,Inc.
Fwy I-10 East Before Dudley Exit
Pomona, CA 91766
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7549/Automotive Services, Except Repair and Carwashes
Mailing: 1516 S.Bonview Ave., Ontario, CA 91761

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/03/2000
Close Case:02/24/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $1,125 $0 $19,125
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $375 $0 $375
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 B01 09/06/2000 09/27/2000 $0 $375 $0 10/30/2000 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Other 3328 G 09/06/2000 09/27/2000 $0 $375 $0 10/30/2000 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01003 Other 3203 A02 09/06/2000 10/02/2000 $0 $375 $0 10/30/2000 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 02001 Other 3562 E 09/06/2000 10/02/2000 $375 $18,000 $0 10/30/2000 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170895775Event: 03/27/2000Employee Killed When Motor Home Falls Off Jacks
At approximately 9:15 a.m. on March 27, 2000, Employee #1, a tow-truck driver for Bill and Wag's, Inc., was working on the drive shaft of a motor home, plate # E33LT, that was raised on jacks on the right shoulder of Interstate 10E in Pomona, CA. He was using hand tools when the motor home suddenly lurched forward about a foot and crushed him. Employee #1 was transported to Pomona Valley Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The employer stated that Employee #1 had not used the wood chocks that were available to him in the tow truck. According to the owner of the vehicle, Employee #1 had turned off the engine prior to beginning work.
Keywords: chock, automotive repair, blocks, work rules, mechanic, mobile home, falling object, jack, motor vehicle, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126129287 Fatality Other Truck drivers, light

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