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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $500
Current Penalty $500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19170044 J 05/13/1987 05/16/1987 $500 $500 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 19170044 F 05/13/1987 05/28/1987 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14488738 Event: 02/05/1987Employee Killed When Crushed Between Vehicles
Employee #1 and two other longshoremen were driving empty 20 ft containers from berth #80 to North Fleet Street, where vehicles were lining up for trailer inspection inside the inbound gate. One of the longshoremen was told by the gateman that the door at the rear of his container was open. As he went to close the door, Employee #1 pulled his Hustler truck behind the first vehicle and got out to assist him. A third vehicle then approached and came around Employee #1's truck to get into line. The driver of this vehicle noticed that the Hustler was slowly rolling. He yelled at the two men, but Employee #1 was crushed between the trucks and killed. The driver of the first vehicle jumped out of the way, bruising his hip. He was taken to the hospital and released. The driver of the third vehicle was not injured.
Keywords: longshoring, brake, vehicle, work rules, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 17771718 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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