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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 310486550 - M.B. Truck & Trailer Repair, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Pico Rivera

Nr: 310486550Report ID: 0950642Open Date: 02/14/2007

M.B. Truck & Trailer Repair, Inc.
19523 Susana Road
East Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7538/General Automotive Repair Shops
NAICS: 811111/General Automotive Repair

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/12/2007
Close Case:04/12/2007

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102469251    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202453403Event: 02/02/2007Employee'S Head Injured In Fall From Truck Bed
On February 2, 2007, Employee #1, a driver for a small truck repair shop and the son of the owner of the business, was using a strap to secure an empty drum in the bed of a Nissan Frontier mid-size pickup truck. He placed one hook end of the strap on a loop mounted on the rear passenger side corner of the bed. He then fixed a looped hook attachment to the driver's side front corner of the bed. Standing at the rear of the bed with the tail gate up and facing the truck's cab, he pulled on the strap to tighten it. The hooked end on the passenger rear corner had become loose and when he pulled the strap he fell backwards over the tail gate and down to the pavement, a measured fall distance of 30 inches. He was hospitalized with a concussion.
Keywords: loading, head, automotive repair, driver, fall, load binder, concussion, pickup truck, lost balance, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310486550 Hospitalized injury Concussion Truck drivers, light

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