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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315637132 - Ace Automotive

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana

Nr: 315637132Report ID: 0551800Open Date: 06/20/2011

Ace Automotive
834 East 8th Street
New Albany, IN 47150
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5521/Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only)
NAICS: 441120/Used Car Dealers

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/28/2011
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:01/30/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 3 5
Current Violations 2 3 5
Initial Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $4,500
Current Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $3,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 2200080101 SEC2 07/20/2011 09/20/2011 $750 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C01 07/20/2011 09/20/2011 $750 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19040039 A 07/20/2011 07/25/2011 $1,500 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02002 Other 19100132 D02 07/20/2011 09/20/2011 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 02003 Other 19101200 E01 07/20/2011 09/20/2011 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200998912Event: 06/20/2011Worker Is Crushed, Dies After Elevated Truck Falls From Lift
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on June 17, 2011, Employee #1, a 55-year-old male automotive mechanic with Ace Automotive, was removing a Ford F-250 utility truck crank shaft so that he could service and or replace the fuel tank's fuel pump. Employee #1 was working under the automotive lift, removing the crank shaft and the truck started moving down the lift's runners and fell onto Employee #1, pinning him between the concrete walking surface and the rear end of the truck. Emergency Medical Services was summoned; Employee #1 was transported to Floyd County Hospital and died for unspecified injuries as a result of this event.
Keywords: hydraulic lift, maintenance, automotive repair, pinned, crushed, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315637132 Fatality Other Mechanical engineering technicians

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