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Case Status: OPEN

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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $14,000 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $19,000
Current Penalty $14,000 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $19,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 408.12132(2) 07/15/2022 $7,000 $7,000 $0 08/23/2022 C - Contested
  2. 01002 Serious 408.12154(1) 07/15/2022 $7,000 $7,000 $0 08/23/2022 C - Contested
  3. 02001 Other 408.22139(1) 07/15/2022 $5,000 $5,000 $0 08/23/2022 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 144156.015 Event: 03/30/2021Employee Is Killed When Crushed Between Powered Industrial
At 2:30 p.m. on March 30, 2021, Employee #1 was transporting scrap steel I-beam cutoffs to the scrap pile, located behind the shop between the building and ceme nt bunker wall, using a modified Hyster powered industrial truck. The Hyster pow ered industrial truck was modified from a stand-on unit to a walk-behind style. Employee #1 was caught and crushed between the cement bunker wall and the modifi ed Hyster powered industrial truck. Employee#1 sustained crushing injuries to th e abdomen and lower back, resulting in compression asphyxia. The employee was ki lled.
Keywords: abdomen, asphyxiated, back, caught between, crushed, powered industrial vehicle, steel, steel beam
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1580910.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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