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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 $10,360 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,360
Current Penalty $10,360 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,360
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100178 A04 04/21/2022 05/10/2022 $10,360 $10,360 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01001B Serious 19100178 A05 04/21/2022 05/10/2022 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 140632.015 Event: 10/26/2021Employee Is Killed From Chest Injury After Struck By Pit
At 8:30 a.m. on October 26, 2021, an employee had been operating Operating a Dae woo Model G32E Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) equipped with fork extenders. Afte r the employee dumped material from the PIT into a 30-yard dumpster, he exited t he vehicle. It is presumed that the employee was trying to retrieve a fork exten der that had fallen off in the dumpster when the PIT rolled back and struck him. The employee was killed due to blunt force trauma to his chest. The fork extend ers had not been authorized by the manufacturer.
Keywords: blunt force, blunt force trauma, catch point, chest, crushed, cut, defect, defective, defective equipment, dumpster, forklift, forks, industrial truck, laceration, material handling, misjudgement, misjudgement of haz
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1560790.015 Fatality

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