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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $560 $0 $0 $0 $0 $560
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 09/21/1984 10/22/1984 $0 $560 $0 10/10/1984 R - Review Commission

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14483010 Event: 06/04/1984Employee Killed When Crushed Between Truck And Metal Rack
At approximately 8:15 a.m. on June 4, 1984, Employee #1, a company mechanic, was working on a Raymond electric reach truck, model 20 R 30TT, serial #020-78-14011, company #191, that would drive only in reverse. The vehicle traveled approximately 16 feet before pinning Employee #1 against a metal storage rack. He was crushed and killed. The key switch was in the 'on' position and the battery had not been disengaged at the time of the accident. The operations and maintenance manual, form #MM63 entitled "Instructions for Troubleshooting," states on page 7-3 that whenever troubleshooting procedures require closing the key switch, the truck must be blocked up to avoid accidents caused by unexpected travel.
Keywords: repair, blocks, pinned, work rules, mechanic, crushed, industrial truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1711761 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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