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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 18867770 - Bethlehem Steel Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 2

Nr: 18867770Report ID: 0352420Open Date: 07/17/1987

Bethlehem Steel Corp.
Sparrows Point Rd
Sparrows Point, MD 21219
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3312/Steel Works, Blast Furnaces (Including Coke Ovens), and Rolling Mills

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/26/1987
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:07/25/1988
Emphasis: L:3300

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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 1 4
Current Violations 2 1 1 4
Initial Penalty $1,040 $6,300 $0 $0 $0 $7,340
Current Penalty $1,040 $6,300 $0 $0 $0 $7,340
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Willful 19100178 O 2 11/19/1987 11/22/1987 $6,300 $6,300 $0 12/14/1987 -
  2. 02001 Serious 19100178 A 4 11/19/1987 11/22/1987 $630 $630 $0 12/14/1987 -
  3. 03001 Serious 19100179 L 3 III 11/19/1987 11/22/1987 $410 $410 $0 12/14/1987 -
  4. 04001 Other 09123104 C 1 11/19/1987 11/22/1987 $0 $0 $0 12/14/1987 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 707927Event: 07/14/1987Forklift Operator Killed When Lift Overturned (Overloaded)
EMPLOYEE #1, THE OPERATOR OF A YALE FORKLIFT TRUCK RATED AT 3700 POUNDS, ATTEMPTED TO LIFT A LOAD WEIGHING 5,000 POUNDS. THE TRUCK OVERTURNED INTO A 35 FEET DEEP SLAG PIT. THE TRUCK'S CAB WAS CRUSHED. EMPLOYEE #1 DIED OF A COMBINATION OF CRUSHING INJURIES AND BURNS FROM THE HOT SLAG IN THE PIT.
Keywords: burn, work rules, overloaded, crushed, industrial truck, pit, overturn
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 18867770 Fatality Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators
2 18867770 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Crane and tower operators

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