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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $70,000 $0 $0 $1,125 $0 $71,125
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $13,275 $0 $13,275
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 3203(A) 05/02/2019 06/03/2019 $1,125 $1,125 $0 05/15/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 02001 Other 3385(A) 05/02/2019 05/09/2019 $6,750 $22,500 $0 05/15/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  3. 03001 Other 3650(T)(12) 05/02/2019 $5,400 $22,500 $0 05/15/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  4. 04001 Other 3668(F) 05/02/2019 05/09/2019 $1,125 $25,000 $0 05/15/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 112862.015 Event: 01/15/2019Employee'S Leg Is Broken When Struck By Forklift
At 3:45 p.m. on January 15, 2019, Employee #1 was working in a distribution cent er, driving an orange Toyota sit-down forklift. The employee dismounted from his forklift near Doors 4 and 5, and stopped to talk to his supervisor about an ord er before he loaded it onto a truck. A coworker was also operating a Toyota fork lift in the area, unloading a truck. The coworker was driving in reverse with a pallet on his forks that obstructed his forward view. The coworker was not look ing in the direction he was driving, and Employee #1 did not hear him approachin g, as there was no horn sounded when the coworker rounded the corner. The cowor ker pinned Employee #1 to the side of Employee #1's forklift, with the rear of t he coworker's forklift. The supervisor instructed the coworker to move his forkl ift, and Employee #1 fell to the floor. Employee #1 sustained a broken left leg, and was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital, where he spent approximately e ight days.
Keywords: forklift, fracture, leg, obstructed view, pinned, powered industrial vehicle, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1373183.015 Hospitalized injury Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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