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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 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $2,926 $0 $0 $2,926 $0 $5,852
Current Penalty $5,267 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,267
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 10/04/2021 10/15/2021 $5,267 $2,926 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 19040039 A01 10/04/2021 $0 $2,926 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 134896.015 Event: 04/09/2021Employee Is Killed When Struck By Truck
At 1:49 p.m. on April 9, 2021, an employee was at a landfill securing the gate o f a 20-yard dumpster on the 2007 Peterbilt roll off, hook lift truck when anothe r truck, a KW with a 22-yard dumpster on it, was backing up in a position next t o his truck. While backing up, the driver saw the employee pull away from the ga rbage pile but was not aware the employee had stopped to secure his gate. The dr iver was backing up using his driver's side mirror to go around to the passenger side of a tractor trailer but he did not use his passenger side mirror and pinn ed the employee between the two trucks. The employee's mid-section of his torso was crushed severely between the two trucks and he was killed.
Keywords: backing up, caught between, crushed, dumpster, side view mirror, torso, truck, truck driver
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1524981.015 Fatality Truck drivers, light

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