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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1393626.015 - Wca Waste Corporation Of Texas, Lp

Inspection Information - Office: Houston North

Nr: 1393626.015Report ID: 0626600Open Date: 04/16/2019

Wca Waste Corporation Of Texas, Lp
2017 White St.
Houston, TX 77050
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 562119/Other Waste Collection
Mailing: 7213 East Mount Houston Rd., Houston, TX 77050

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/16/2019
Close Case:08/12/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1446362    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $19,511 $0 $0 $0 $0 $19,511
Current Penalty $9,000 $0 $0 $4,000 $0 $13,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100178 L02 II 07/22/2019 08/08/2019 $4,000 $6,251 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100178 P01 07/22/2019 $9,000 $13,260 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19100178 Q07 07/22/2019 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 115430.015Event: 04/15/2019Employee Is Pinned By Runaway Forklift And Is Killed
At 2:30 p.m. on April 15, 2019, an employee was raising the ramp to secure the forklift in the truck when he noticed that a forklift was backing up through the ramp. The employee tried to stop the forklift using his hand and was struck by it. The employee was pinned by his arms and abdomen. The brakes on the forklift were defective.
Keywords: pinned, struck by, powered industrial vehicle, backing up, ramp
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1393626.015 Fatality Dislocation Waste/Debris Collector

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