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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C01 10/10/2012 11/30/2012 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 19575.015 Event: 04/13/2012Employee Is Caught By Liftgate And Is Killed
At approximately 12:00 a.m. on April 13, 2012, Employee #1 was trying to use a h ydraulic liftgate on a truck. However, the lift was not operating properly, Empl oyee #1 climbed in between the hydraulic liftgate and the truck and laid prone o n the liftgate. He reached back into the liftgate pump and motor to trouble shoo t. The liftgate started actuating and began moving up, pinning him between the u nderside of the truck and the liftgate. Employee #1 sustained blunt force trauma to his abdomen and died.
Keywords: caught between, crushed, hydraulic lift, pinned, pump
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 430831.015 Fatality

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