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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1488623.015 - 111263 - Vectren Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana


Inspection Nr: 1488623.015
Report ID: 0551800
Date Opened: 08/18/2020

Site Address:
111263 - Vectren Corporation
3711 Darlington Road
Newburgh, IN 47630

Mailing Address:
3711 Darlington Road, Newburgh, IN 47630

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 221112/Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/21/2020

Emphasis: S:Fall

Case Closed: 05/03/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1646030
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
Current Penalty $11,550 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,550
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. 01001A Serious 19100022 A03 01/28/2021 03/02/2021 $7,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01001B Serious 19100022 B 01/28/2021 03/02/2021 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
3. 01002 Serious 19100022 D01 01/28/2021 04/30/2021 $4,550 $3,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 130820.015
Event: 08/17/2020
Employee Is Killed In Catwalk Collapse And Fall

At 12:00 noon on August 17, 2020, an employee, an auxiliary equipment operator, was working on a catwalk platform, approximately 75 feet above ground level. The employee was using a hand held scanning device to check pressures and temperatu res on valves when a piece of the steel grating that he was working on failed an d collapsed. The employee fell with the steel grating and was killed on impact w ith the ground.

Keywords:blunt force trauma, collapse, elevated work platform, fall

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1488623.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
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