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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 3 9
Current Violations 3 4 7
Initial Penalty $20,100 $0 $0 $0 $0 $20,100
Current Penalty $11,700 $0 $0 $2,500 $0 $14,200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100147 C06 IB 06/26/2002 09/03/2002 $2,500 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 D03 06/26/2002 09/03/2002 $5,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01003 Serious 19100147 D04 IIIB 06/26/2002 07/09/2002 $1,700 $1,700 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 4. 01004 Serious 19100147 D06 06/26/2002 07/23/2002 $1,700 $1,700 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19100147 F03 I 06/26/2002 09/03/2002 $5,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01006A Serious 19100147 D04 IIIB 07/18/2002 09/03/2002 $1,700 $1,700 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 01006B Serious 19100147 D06 07/18/2002 09/03/2002 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  8. 02001 Other 19100147 C05 IIC2 06/26/2002 09/03/2002 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  9. 02002 Other 19100147 C06 II 06/26/2002 09/03/2002 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  10. 02003 Other 19100147 F04 06/26/2002 09/03/2002 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201342292 Event: 04/12/2002Employee'S Arm Crushed In Hydraulic System
On April 12, 2002, Employee #1 and another coworker were repairing a hydraulic lift on a trash disposal truck. Employee #1 was within the interior of the truck's bed working on components of the hydraulic lift as the coworker assisted him. Employee #1 then asked the coworker to lower the hydraulic lift arms on the truck while he remained in the bed of the truck. After removing the lockout keys from the mirror of the truck, the coworker climbed into the cab. The coworker then disengaged the lockout device preventing the ignition of the truck and started the truck. Upon starting the truck, the hydraulic lift arms lowered and struck Employee #1. The hydraulic compaction unit then retracted into the full open position, pinning Employee #1 between the push blade and the front of the bed of the truck. The force of the push blade pressed upon his body prevented him from breathing and resulted in his death due to mechanical asphyxia.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, rotating parts, asphyxiated, crushed, dump truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305026247 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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