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Inspection: 1487734.015 - Avis Construction, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Jackson
Avis Construction, Inc.
Crouch And Morgan St.
Hollandale, MS 38748
P.O. Box 1260, Greenville, MS 38702
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 237110/Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 08/12/2020
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||5A0001||02/03/2021||02/26/2021||$13,653||$13,653||$0||Z - Issued|
|2.||01002||Serious||19260602 A09 I||02/03/2021||02/26/2021||$2,926||$2,926||$0||Z - Issued|
At 10:45 a.m. on August 11, 2020, Employees #1, #2, and #3, employed by a constr uction company, were sitting on the ground and waiting to begin work on a water main installation. Their coworker was operating a track hoe excavator intended to dig a trench for the installation. The excavator boom struck an overhead guy wire that was supporting a utility pole. The top half of the utility pole brok e and fell, striking Employees #1, #2, and #3. Employee #1 sustained blunt forc e traumatic injuries and was killed. Employees #2 and #3 were transported to th e hospital, treated for their injuries, and released without hospitalization.
Keywords:backhoe boom, blunt force trauma, construction, equipment operator, excavator, falling object, guy, installing, loader/backhoe, repair, struck against, struck by, utility pole, water pipe
|1||1487734.015||Non Hospitalized injury||Construction trades, n.e.c.|
|2||1487734.015||Non Hospitalized injury||Construction laborers|
|3||1487734.015||Fatality||Helpers, construction trades|