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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 $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
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 408.12253(1) 11/29/2021 01/03/2022 $3,500 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 138410.015 Event: 08/24/2021Employee Is Killed When Run Over By Bull Dozer
At 7:45 a.m. on August 24, 2021, an employee was operating a Caterpillar D6K2 Bu ll Dozer leveling a gravel parking lot. The employee left the bull dozer in for ward gear with the idle set on high and without setting the parking brake and ex ited the vehicle for an unknown reason. As soon as the employee lifted his left foot off the parking brake, the dozer began to move forward. The employee attemp ted to climb back onto the moving dozer machine to stop it when he fell and was run over by the right track. The employee incurred traumatic crushing injuries t o his chest, pelvis and lower legs and was killed.
Keywords: abdomen, arm, back, bulldozer, chest, crushed, dozer, equipment operator, fracture, hip, jump on moving equip, lack of work procedures, leg, material handling, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situation, motor
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1549214.015 Fatality Equipment Operator: Heavy

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