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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $11,250 $0 $0 $2,125 $0 $13,375
Current Penalty $9,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 08/13/2007 08/17/2007 $6,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 5A0001 08/13/2007 08/16/2007 $1,500 $2,125 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 19100178 P01 08/13/2007 08/16/2007 $0 $2,125 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100212 A03 II 08/13/2007 08/23/2007 $1,500 $2,125 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200676682 Event: 04/09/2007Truck Driver Is Crushed And Killed Between Truck And Dock
On April 9, 2007, Employee #1 was driving a tractor trailer for the Publix retail grocery store chain. He was at one of the chain's warehouse and storage facilities. His truck was being backed into position at the loading dock at Bay Number 218 by an Ottawa "yard mule" or "yard jockey," with Serial Number 934. The yard mule or yard jockey is attached to a trailer to move it or relocate it within the yard from one place to another, and its driver was a Publix employee as well. The backup alarm on the yard mule was not working at the time of the accident. Employee #1 was pinned between the loading dock at Bay Number 218 and the rear of the tractor trailer that was being backed up. His chest was crushed, and he was killed due to asphyxia.
Keywords: back-up alarm, asphyxiated, inadequate maint, warehouse, trailer truck, caught between, crushed, loading dock, backing up, truck driver
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311081046 Fatality Asphyxia Truck drivers, heavy

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