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Inspection: 1497246.015 - Mark'S Mobile Truck Service Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office

Nr: 1497246.015Report ID: 0950635Open Date: 10/13/2020

Mark'S Mobile Truck Service Llc
3346 Olive Avenull
Signal Hill, CA 90755
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 811111/General Automotive Repair
Mailing: 3346 Olive Avenull, Signal Hill, CA 90755

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/07/2021
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 2 6
Current Violations 4 2 6
Initial Penalty $62,100 $0 $0 $435 $0 $62,535
Current Penalty $62,100 $0 $0 $435 $0 $62,535
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3664(A) 07/07/2021 $250 $250 $0 07/29/2021 C - Contested
  2. 01002 Other 3395(I) 07/07/2021 08/16/2021 $185 $185 $0 07/29/2021 C - Contested
  3. 02001 Serious 3203(A) 07/07/2021 07/20/2021 $13,500 $13,500 $0 07/29/2021 C - Contested
  4. 03001 Serious 3650(T)(5) 07/07/2021 $16,200 $16,200 $0 07/29/2021 C - Contested
  5. 04001 Serious 3668(C)(1) 07/07/2021 $16,200 $16,200 $0 07/29/2021 C - Contested
  6. 05001 Serious 3668(F) 07/07/2021 $16,200 $16,200 $0 07/29/2021 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 130312.015Event: 10/13/2020Employee Is Crushed And Killed While Working On Forklift
At approximately 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, an employee was working in a truck repair shop. He was in an outside yard area, repairing a customer's Teledyne Princeton PiggyBack forklift. For part of the procedure, he was operati ng a Toyota forklift. He positioned the Toyota to face the Teledyne. He removed the carriage of the Teledyne by using a steel cable apparatus tied to the forks of the Toyota. The cable had too much tension, so the employee dismounted from t he seat of the Toyota, climbed up, and stood in between the Toyota's mast uprigh t and overhead guard to get access to the latch on the cable. As he released the tension on the cable, his foot slipped. It landed on the middle lever of the To yota's controls and depressed it. This action caused the mast upright to retract . The employee grabbed the moving chain inside the lift cylinder of the Toyota. He suffered an amputation to the index and middle fingers on his right hand. As the mast upright began to retract, it squeezed and crushed the employee's chest against the overhead guard. The employee screamed. Two coworkers and an individu al from a nearby business across the street heard the scream and responded. They saw the employee's body crushed between the mast upright and the overhead guard of the Toyota. The first coworker immediately turned off the Toyota forklift. A ll three individuals attempted to pull the employee out from in between the mast and the overhead guard, but they could not. His body was still compressed betwe en the upright and guard. The first coworker turned the Toyota forklift back on to release the employee's body. The first coworker used the Toyota's middle leve r to push the mast upright forward and release the employee's body. The employee had suffered the amputation of the index and middle fingers on his right hand, as well as a crushing injury to his upper chest. He was killed. DOSH learned of this event at 4:40 p.m. on that same day, from the local police department.
Keywords: amputated, amputation, automotive repair, caught between, caught in, chest, control lever, crushed, finger, forklift
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1497246.015 Fatality Automobile mechanics

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