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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1306603.015 - American Scissor Lift, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fremont District Office

Nr: 1306603.015Report ID: 0950612Open Date: 04/04/2018

American Scissor Lift, Inc.
16120 Vineyard Blvd
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 532490/Other Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing
Mailing: 16120 Vineyard Blvd, Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/12/2018
Close Case:10/24/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $6,090 $0 $6,090
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $3,340 $0 $3,340
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) 07/24/2018 $2,250 $5,000 $0 08/03/2018 -
  2. 01002 Other 3203(A) 07/24/2018 $335 $335 $0 08/03/2018 Z - Issued
  3. 01003 Other 3395(I) 07/24/2018 $335 $335 $0 08/03/2018 Z - Issued
  4. 01004 Other 3638(D) 07/24/2018 $420 $420 $0 08/03/2018 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 104478.015Event: 04/02/2018Employee Fractures Legs When Struck By Scissor Lift
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on April 2, 2018, an employee was working for a firm that rented, sold, and serviced aerial lifts. He was at the firm's facility in Morgan Hill, CA. He was unloading an MEC Aerial Lift scissor lift, with Serial Number 11101269 from a delivery trailer. In this procedure, a worker operated the scissor lift from a pendant control while standing next to the lift. As the employee was doing this, he inadvertently drove the scissor lift in the reverse direction instead of the forward direction. At the time, he was standing to the rear of the scissor lift. He was pinned between the scissor lift and a rise in the trailer deck. He sustained fractures in both legs. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: pinned, leg, hand control, struck by, backing up, fracture, aerial lift
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1306603.015 Hospitalized injury Fracture Truck Driver: Heavy/Tractor-Trailer

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