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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 306726670 - United Rental

Inspection Information - Office: Aurora

Nr: 306726670Report ID: 0521400Open Date: 05/14/2004

United Rental
225 S Fairbanks St
Addison, IL 60101
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7353/Heavy Construction Equipment Rental and Leasing
NAICS: 238910/Site Preparation Contractors

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/08/2004
Close Case:07/21/2004

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260021 B02 07/08/2004 07/26/2004 $5,000 $5,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200822542Event: 05/14/2004Employee Killed When Pinned Between Lifts
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on May 14, 2004, Employee #1 was backing a boom-lift (JLG Ultra-boom Extensible Boom Aerial Lift) into a bay and came in contact with a second boom-lift. Employee #1 was pinned between the two pieces of equipment. Employee #1 was found slumped over the controls with the other boom lift on top of him. Employee #1 was working alone. Employee #1 had not been trained in aerial lift safety. Employee #1 suffered a crushed head and was killed.
Keywords: head, crushed, untrained, aerial lift, backing up
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 306726670 Fatality Other Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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