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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $375 $0 $0 $0 $0 $375
Current Penalty $150 $0 $0 $0 $0 $150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100244 A02 III 03/03/1998 03/06/1998 $150 $375 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 801175 Event: 02/08/1998Employee Killed When Pinned Under Bus
Employee #1, a wrecker operator, had come from Missouri to tow back a bus. He used his toe truck to raise the bus and placed two 4 by 4 in. boards under each front tire to allow him to connect his tow truck properly to the bus. Employee #1 then went under the bus to hook up his wrecker to the front axle. The location of the bus had received a lot of rain in the past week and the 4 by 4 blocks began to sink and turn sideways. This caused the bus to slip off the blocks, pinning Employee #1. He died of suffocation.
Keywords: bus, suffocated, blocks, pinned, slip, caught by, unstable surface, tow truck, falling object, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301773107 Fatality Asphyxia Motor transportation occuputions n.e.c.

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