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Inspection: 1486558.015 - Bestway Container Service Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Buffalo

Nr: 1486558.015Report ID: 0213600Open Date: 08/04/2020

Bestway Container Service Llc
3889 Towerville Roadellery Landfill
Sinclairville, NY 14782
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 562111/Solid Waste Collection
Mailing: 202 E Main Streetnull, Fredonia, NY 14063

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/29/2021
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $6,827 $0 $6,827
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $6,827 $0 $6,827
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19040039 A01 01/29/2021 $6,827 $6,827 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 128294.015Event: 08/03/2020Worker At County Landfill Is Struck By Debris And Is Killed
At 1:30 p.m. on August 3, 2020, an employee was working for a solid waste collec tion firm. He was at a county landfill. He was standing behind a pile of debris. It is possible that he was in a group of workers behind the pile of debris. A w orker for the county was operating a bulldozer at the landfill. He was unable to see the employee (and any coworkers) behind the pile. The employee was struck b y and caught in the debris being pushed by the bulldozer. The employee suffered multiple traumas. He was killed. The employer did not report the death within ei ght hours. The fatality came to OSHA's attention on the following day, August 4, by way of an open source media. The Buffalo area office opened an inspection on August 4.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, bulldozer, equipment operator, landfill, poor visibility, struck by, traumatic
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1486558.015 Fatality Truck drivers, heavy

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