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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1516456.015 - Loram Technologies, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Birmingham

Nr: 1516456.015Report ID: 0418300Open Date: 02/24/2021

Loram Technologies, Inc.
1934 Hwy 20
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 488210/Support Activities for Rail Transportation
Mailing: 111 Cooperative Way, Suite 400, Georgetown, TX 78626

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/24/2021
Close Case:07/29/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1740476    
 Referral1737628 Yes  

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 133585.015Event: 02/22/2021Employee Is Killed After Getting Caught Between Fixed Step A
At 11:35 a.m. on February 22, 2021, an employee was crouched down behind the Aur ora Xi high-rail inspection vehicle and had completed pinning the right/passenge r side rear outrigger in place. He then moved over to the left/driver's side out rigger to pin it in place in preparation to perform an advanced calibration proc edure. The procedure requires the operator to press the "out" button to slide th e rack out of the truck and when the rack is fully extended the operator lets go of the "out" button. The operator then crouches down near the rear bumper to ac tuate the outriggers and pin them into position. The inspection hood moved due t o a stuck "out" button which had deteriorated from prolonged exposure to winter weather conditions. The employee was caught between the fixed bottom rear step a nd the pivoting hood and was killed.
Keywords: abrasion, asphyxiated, caught between, caught in, chest, contusion, crushed, crushing, equipment failure, equipment operator, falling object, fracture, inadequate maint, inspecting, motor vehicle, outrigger, pinched,
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1516456.015 Fatality Machine operators, not specified

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