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Inspection: 314587585 - Jrc Equipment, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Columbus

Nr: 314587585Report ID: 0522500Open Date: 08/23/2010

Jrc Equipment, Llc
6660 Broughton Avenue
Columbus, OH 43213
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7699/Repair Shops and Related Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 811310/Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
Mailing: 7461 Worthington Galena Road, Columbus, OH 43085

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/27/2010
Emphasis: L:Piv, S:Powered Ind VehicleClose Case:09/08/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100753680    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $9,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,800
Current Penalty $4,900 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,900
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 I 10/29/2010 12/01/2010 $4,900 $4,900 $0 11/19/2010 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C07 IA 10/29/2010 12/01/2010 $4,900 $4,900 $0 11/19/2010 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200758985Event: 08/23/2010Employee Is Killed When Head Is Crushed By Fork Lift Truck
Between the hours of 10:30 and 11:45 a.m. on August 23, 2010, Employee #1, an industrial truck service technician, was called by a local frozen food manufacturer/distributor to replace a damaged hydraulic line on an electric fork lift. It appeared that Employee #1 tilted the mast forward and climbed between the mast and fork truck's front cage in order to access the damaged hydraulic line. It was assumed that a part of his body struck the fork truck's mast control levers, causing the mast to tilt back towards the truck and catch his head between the mast's horizontal bracing and the truck's overhead guard. He was killed when his head became caught between and crushed by the fork lift truck's mast and the frame of the overhead protective cage. The incident was unwitnessed. A coworker stated that the key to the forklift was found in the ignition in the "ON" position.
Keywords: head, repair, control lever, struck against, hydraulic line, caught between, crushed, industrial truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314587585 Fatality Other Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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