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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 304121940 - Safety Anchor

Inspection Information - Office: Lubbock

Nr: 304121940Report ID: 0627400Open Date: 04/05/2003

Safety Anchor
1010 Hwy 385 S.
Andrews, TX 79714
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3499/Fabricated Metal Products, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 332999/All Other Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
Mailing: P.O. Box 316, Andrews, TX 79714

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/05/2003
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:06/04/2003

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
Current Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
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 05/01/2003 05/28/2003 $1,500 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100178 L01 I 05/01/2003 05/28/2003 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01001C Serious 19100178 L06 05/01/2003 05/28/2003 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02001 Other 19100178 A06 05/01/2003 05/20/2003 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200811529Event: 04/04/2003Employee Crushed Between Forklift Frame And Rop Frame
On April 4, 2003, Employee #1 was operating a forklift while dipping anchors in a paint tub and hanging them to drip dry. After driving the forklift to the hanging area, Employee #1 climbed up between the forklift frame and the ROP frame. He stepped back or slipped and his foot engaged the lever that tilted the forklift frame. Employee #1 was crushed when caught between the ROP frame and the forklift frame. He was taken to the hospital in Andrews, Texas, and later air lifted to Lubbock, TX. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at 11:20 p.m. on April 4, 2003.
Keywords: anchor, slip, paint, caught between, crushed, industrial truck, abrasion, contusion, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 304121940 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators

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