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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1327114.015 - Pro Disposal Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Pittsburgh

Nr: 1327114.015Report ID: 0317500Open Date: 07/02/2018

Pro Disposal Inc.
188 Gilbert Street
Johnstown, PA 15906
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 562111/Solid Waste Collection
Mailing: 1288 Washington Avenue, Summerhill, PA 15958

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/02/2018
Close Case:07/08/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $12,934 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,934
Current Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 10/16/2018 11/09/2018 $10,000 $12,934 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 106955.015Event: 07/02/2018Refuse Worker Dies After Being Struck By Dumpster
At 6:30 a.m. on July 2, 2018, an employee was working for a firm that provided solid waste collection. He was out early in the morning picking up trash. He was operating the controls of a dump truck to pick up waste from a customer location. The waster was in an 0.23-cubic meter (8-cubic meter) dumpster. The dumpster being lifted struck the employee in the head. He sustained a fractured skull, which led to his death.
Keywords: struck by, equipment operator, head, fracture, garbage truck, skull, dumpster
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1327114.015 Fatality Other Waste/Debris Collector

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