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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 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $500 $0 $500
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $500 $0 $500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Other 19040039 A01 01/25/2021 01/29/2021 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01001B Other 19040039 A02 01/25/2021 01/29/2021 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01002 Other 19040040 A 01/25/2021 01/29/2021 $500 $500 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 129016.015 Event: 08/18/2020Employee Is Killed In Fall From Tank Truck Ladder
On August 18, 2020, Employee #1, a truck driver employed by a trucking company, arrived at a highway construction company's facility hauling #70 liquid asphalt. He began to prepare to transfer the tanker load to the facility's asphalt tank s. After connecting the facility pump transfer hose to the bottom connection on his tank truck, the employee began to climb the ladder attached to the side of the truck to open the ventilation hatch. Employee #1 fell from the ladder, a fa ll height of 7 to 7.5 feet, and struck his head and upper torso on the pavement. Three facility employees rendered aid until emergency services arrived. Emplo yee #1 then was transported to the hospital, where he died from fall-related inj uries.
Keywords: asphalt, blunt force trauma, climbing on ladder, fall, fall protection, fixed ladder, head, off loading, oil tank, storage tank, struck against, tank truck, torso
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1489691.015 Fatality Occupation not reported

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