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Inspection Detail



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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19040039 A 11/04/2002 11/07/2002 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202327730 Event: 05/10/2002Employee Is Killed When Crushed Between Tow Truck And Car
On May 10, 2002, Employee #1 was crouched behind a tow truck, placing tow chains on a vehicle that had been involved in an auto accident. As he was working, the tow truck, which was parked on an incline, rolled down the bank of the roadway and struck him in the back. Employee #1 was crushed and killed between the rear wheel-lift of the tow truck and the front of the vehicle to be towed. The tow truck had been left parked on the incline with the engine idling, the gearshift in neutral, the parking brake set, and the power take-off engaged.
Keywords: brake, work rules, caught between, crushed, tow truck, unmanned, slope
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305224693 Fatality Other Truck drivers, light

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