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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 18838631 - Reeves Transportation Company

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 4

Nr: 18838631Report ID: 0352440Open Date: 02/25/1987

Reeves Transportation Company
8316 Sherwick Court
Jessup, MD 20794
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4231/Terminal and Joint Terminal Maintenance Facilities for Motor Freight Transportation
Mailing: Dews Pond Road, Calhoun, GA 30701

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/10/1987
Close Case:05/05/1987

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360753099    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 1 3 4
Initial Penalty $310 $0 $0 $0 $0 $310
Current Penalty $310 $0 $0 $0 $0 $310
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100178 L 03/31/1987 07/03/1987 $310 $310 $0 P - Petition to Mod Abatement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100178 M 5 III 03/31/1987 07/03/1987 $0 $0 $0 P - Petition to Mod Abatement
  3. 01001C Serious 19100178 Q 7 03/31/1987 04/03/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02001 Other 890032 E B 03/31/1987 07/03/1987 $0 $0 $0 P - Petition to Mod Abatement
  5. 02002 Other 890032 F A 03/31/1987 07/03/1987 $0 $0 $0 P - Petition to Mod Abatement
  6. 02003 Other 890032 H A 03/31/1987 07/03/1987 $0 $0 $0 P - Petition to Mod Abatement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 821058Event: 01/27/1987Employee Struck By Carpet Lift Truck When It Jumped In Gear
AT 10:45 AM ON JANUARY 1, 1987, EMPLOYEE #1 WAS MARKING CARPETING BEFORE UNLOADING A TRAILER. EMPLOYEE #1, WHO WAS STANDING ABOUT 2 FEET FROM THE TRAILER, WAS STRUCK IN THE BACK BY THE INDUSTRIAL TRUCK. THE TRUCK WAS UNATTENDED BUT HAD APPARENTLY JUMPED INTO GEAR BY ITSELF. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS KNOCKED INTO THE TRAILER AND HIS RIGHT FOOT WAS PINNED BETWEEN THE TRAILER AND DOCK. THE TRUCK COUNTERWEIGHT CAME DOWN ON THE EMPLOYEE'S ANKLE. HE SUFFERED CRUSHED BONES,ARTERIES, MUSCLES, ETC., AND REQUIRED EXTENSIVE HOSPITALIZATION AND SURGERY INCLUDING MUSCLE, ARTERY AND SKIN TRANSPLANTS. THE CAUSAL FACTORS WERE A LACK OF TRAINING, LACK OF A SAFETY PROGRAM AND MISJUDGEMENT OF A HAZARDOUS SITUATION. THE EQUIPMENT INVOLVED WAS A CLARKLIFT #241, MODEL #6500-50, TYPE LP, SERIAL #355-0486-5615 FA, 5000 POUND CAPACITY WITH AN 11 FOOT CARPET POLE.
Keywords: work rules, crushed, industrial truck, struck by, untrained, ankle
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 18838631 Hospitalized injury Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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