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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 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $7,000 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $3,500 $0 $3,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Other 19040007 B04 09/17/2020 10/05/2020 $3,500 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Other 19040031 B04 09/17/2020 10/05/2020 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01001C Other 19040033 B01 09/17/2020 10/05/2020 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 125124.015 Event: 03/23/2020Employee Is Injured In Fall From Garbage Truck, Later Dies
At approximately 12:45 a.m. on March 23, 2020, a temporary employee, who was wor king as part of a garbage collection team, was riding on the back of a garbage t ruck. The truck stopped to pick up the overflowing trash at one of the streets. While stopped, the driver and another groundsman heard the employee's hard hat h it the ground. Then, they went to check on the employee, they found the employe e unconscious on the ground. The employee was transported to the University of K entucky Hospital, where the employee later died on March 27, 2020, from the fall .
Keywords: fall, garbage truck, hard hat, unconsciousness
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1471498.015 Fatality Occupation not reported

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