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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $79,761 $0 $0 $79,761
Current Penalty $0 $0 $79,761 $0 $0 $79,761
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Repeat 19100147 C04 I 02/22/2022 03/04/2022 $79,761 $79,761 $0 03/11/2022 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 138707.015 Event: 08/23/2021Employee Is Killed By Asphyxiation When Caught In Machine
At 8:18 a.m. on August 23, 2021, an employee was adjusting a proximity switch in side a tire uniformity machine. This switch can also be adjusted from the outsid e of the machine. The employee removed the guard to adjust the switch from the i nside when the lube drive rollers moved up. The employee was killed by mechanica l asphyxiation after his upper body (head, neck and chest) were caught in the ma chine.
Keywords: adjust, asphyxiated, catch point, caught between, caught in, engineering controls, head, lack of engineering controls, machine operator, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situation, neck, power roller, rolle
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1550514.015 Fatality Automobile mechanic apprentices

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