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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $3,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,600
Current Penalty $3,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260020 B01 04/08/1998 04/20/1998 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19260020 B04 04/08/1998 04/16/1998 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01002 Serious 19260601 B08 04/08/1998 04/14/1998 $2,100 $2,100 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200200418 Event: 12/15/1997Employee Killed In Fall From Bed Of Moving Pickup Truck
Two workers were riding in the cab of a 1979 Ford dump truck, and Employee #1 and a coworker were riding in the truck bed. They were using the pickup truck to remove discarded material from a construction site and to retrieve reusable materials for resale. They had also been instructed by the employer to build a brick fence around the landfill on Gun Club Road. The truck's dumping mechanism was not working properly, so two employees had to ride in the back of the truck to help the workers inside the cab when it came time to remove the rubbish. Employee #1 was either sitting on top of the dump bed or standing up in the truck as it exited the construction site onto Gun Club Road. According to police reports, Employee #1 fell down in the back of the truck and was then thrown from the bed onto the ground. He was killed. The police report also indicated that the driver may have been speeding at the time of the accident.
Keywords: ejected, highway, speeding, work rules, construction, riding on equipment, truck, fall, pickup truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300176054 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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