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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1485039.015 - Wiese Usa, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Jackson


Inspection Nr: 1485039.015
Report ID: 0419400
Date Opened: 07/23/2020

Site Address:
Wiese Usa, Inc.
1098 North Broadway Street
Greenville, MS 38701

Mailing Address:
10400 Ridge Wood Dr., Olive Branch, MS 38654

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 811310/Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/13/2021

Emphasis: L:Forklift

Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1626000 Yes
Accident 1640144
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,494 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,494
Current Penalty $8,096 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,096
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C06 II 01/15/2021 02/17/2021 $8,096 $13,494 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 128028.015
Event: 08/09/2020
Employee Dies From Injuries Suffered During Vehicle Repair

At 8:45 a.m. on July 17, 2020, an employee was working as a service technician f or a firm that repaired and maintained commercial and industrial machinery and e quipment. He was at a customer's jobsite. He was repairing the pulley of an elec tric-powered industrial vehicle. He was doing the work while the industrial truc k was energized. The hydraulic energy of the unit was not controlled. The techni cian entered the space between the raised mast and the front safety cage of the unit. As he did this, part of his body engaged the lever that controlled the bac kward tilt of the unit. The employee was caught between the front mast and the f ront safety guard. He suffered injuries to his abdomen, and he was hospitalized. At 1:00 a.m. on August 10, 2020, he died from his injuries. The employer had a written energy control procedure for working behind the mast of an electric indu strial truck. The employer did not complete an annual review of the energy contr ol procedure to ensure that the employees understood and followed the procedures . The employees were exposed to struck-by and caught-in hazards.

Keywords:abdomen, caught between, caught in, hydraulic cylinder, lockout, maintenance, powered industrial vehicle, rops, struck by, training, work rules

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1485039.015 Fatality Industrial machinery repairers
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