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Inspection: 1360114.015 - Freightcar America, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Birmingham

Nr: 1360114.015Report ID: 0418300Open Date: 11/14/2018

Freightcar America, Inc.
1200 Haley Drive
Cherokee, AL 35616
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 336510/Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
Mailing: 1200 Haley Drive, Cherokee, AL 35616

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/09/2019
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,260 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,260
Current Penalty $13,260 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,260
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 05/09/2019 05/29/2019 $13,260 $13,260 $0 05/29/2019 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 110963.015Event: 11/14/2018Employee Falls Onto Roller Bed And Later Dies
At 3:15 a.m. on November 14, 2018, an employee was spotting for the steel side sheet and fell onto the roller bed. The employee's head and neck hit the roller and it appears that the roller grabbed her jacket. She sustained internal head trauma and later died at a local hospital.
Keywords: roller--mach/part, fall, neck, head
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1360114.015 Fatality Cut/Laceration Welders and cutters

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