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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $81,000 $0 $0 $475 $0 $81,475
Current Penalty $11,250 $0 $0 $560 $0 $11,810
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 3203 A 03/11/2002 03/14/2002 $0 $475 $0 07/03/2002 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 3328 G 03/11/2002 03/14/2002 $0 $27,000 $0 07/03/2002 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 03001 Other 3328 B 03/11/2002 03/14/2002 $560 $27,000 $0 07/03/2002 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 04001 Serious 3314 A 03/11/2002 03/14/2002 $11,250 $27,000 $0 07/03/2002 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 300786951 Event: 09/13/2000Employee Crushed While Working Under Truck
At approximately 9:30 p.m. on September 13, 2001, Employee #1, working the night shift, had assumed the completion of a work order on a truck that had been started by a mechanic on the day shift. Maintenance records reflect that Employee #1 completed the installation of an air compressor. Employee #1 was found trapped under the truck with the left front wheel on his upper torso. He was positioned with his head under the truck and his feet pointing away from the truck. The truck was in reverse and the transmission was engaged which resulted in Employee #1 being drug by the front wheel. His body prevented the wheel from rolling but the vehicle moved backwards. The truck was found with the maxi-brake off and no chocks. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: chock, maintenance, vehicle, pinned, mechanic, torso, crushed, truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300786951 Fatality Asphyxia Bus, truck and stationary engine mechanics

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