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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
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $4,096 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,096
Current Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100178 L01 II 12/15/2021 01/14/2022 $3,500 $4,096 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 136698.015 Event: 06/25/2021Employee Is Killed When Crushed While Working Underneath Aut
At 2:52 p.m. on June 25, 2021, an employee was using a forklift to move a wrecke d vehicle to a new location within a salvage yard. The employee used the forklif t to pull the vehicle by raising the front with the forklift tines and then trav eling in reverse. After pulling the wrecked vehicle a short distance, the employ ee, for unknown reasons, exited the forklift and moved underneath the elevated v ehicle. While the employee was under the wrecked vehicle, the car became detache d from the forklift tines, fell, and crushed the employee. The employee was kill ed from being crushed.
Keywords: asphyxiated, crushed, forklift, vehicle
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1539081.015 Fatality Automobile mechanics

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