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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 307245910 - Kastro'S Wood Pallets, Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Inactive-El Paso

Nr: 307245910Report ID: 0627410Open Date: 11/14/2005

Kastro'S Wood Pallets, Inc
13781 Davidson Blvd
El Paso, TX 79938
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2448/Wood Pallets and Skids
NAICS: 321920/Wood Container and Pallet Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/28/2005
Close Case:07/20/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102143591    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $450
Current Penalty $450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $450
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100178 L06 01/20/2006 02/23/2006 $450 $450 $0 -
  2. 02001 Other 19040002 A 01/20/2006 02/23/2006 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202126413Event: 11/14/2005Employee Is Killed By Fire After Being Pinned By Forklift
On November 14, 2005, Employee #1 was pinned against a burn bin when he inadvertently engaged a forklift's transmission as he was dismounting it. He did not lower the forks and the forklift moved forward and pinned him against the burn bin, where a fire engulfed and killed him. There were no witnesses to the accident, and a coworker found him deceased about 45 minutes since the last time they had visual contact.
Keywords: burn, vehicle in gear, pinned, fire, caught between, industrial truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307245910 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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