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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 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $20,481 $0 $0 $0 $0 $20,481
Current Penalty $18,432 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,432
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100177 C01 I 08/02/2021 09/24/2021 $6,144 $6,827 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100177 F02 II 08/02/2021 09/24/2021 $6,144 $6,827 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100177 F10 08/02/2021 09/24/2021 $6,144 $6,827 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 134711.015 Event: 04/10/2021Two Employees Are Killed When Multipiece Rim Tires Explode
At 8:00 a.m. on April 10, 2021, Employee #1 and Employee #2 started to remove th e 28 bolts required to remove two multipiece rimmed forklift tires from a forkli ft. Neither of the tires were deflated before the employees started removing the bolts. After most of the bolts had been removed, the tires exploded out of the axel striking and killed both Employee #1 and Employee #2.
Keywords: air pressure, blowout--tire, concussion, contusion, explosion, forklift, fracture, high pressure, inadequate maint, inexperience, laceration, maintenance, malfunction, material handling, mech malfunction, mechanic, m
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1524604.015 Fatality
2 1524604.015 Fatality Heavy equipment mechanics

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