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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1491290.015 - Tyson Farms, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Savannah

 

Inspection Nr: 1491290.015
Report ID: 0418400
Open Date: 09/04/2020

Site Address:
Tyson Farms, Inc.
1151 East Pine Street
Vienna, GA 31092

Mailing Address:
1151 East Pine St., Vienna, GA 31092

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:

NAICS: 311615/Poultry Processing


Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/04/2020

Emphasis: L:Foodpro

Close Case:06/28/2022


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1655311
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 6
Current Violations 5 1 6
Initial Penalty $81,918 $0 $0 $0 $0 $81,918
Current Penalty $54,612 $0 $0 $13,653 $0 $68,265
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 I 03/02/2021 04/16/2021 $0 $13,653 $0 03/30/2021 C - Contested  
2. 01002A Serious 19100147 C04 II B 03/02/2021 04/16/2021 $13,653 $13,653 $0 03/30/2021 C - Contested  
3. 01002B Serious 19100147 C04 II C 03/02/2021 04/16/2021 $0 $0 $0 03/30/2021 C - Contested  
4. 01002C Serious 19100147 C04 II D 03/02/2021 04/16/2021 $0 $0 $0 03/30/2021 C - Contested Citation has been deleted.
5. 01003 Serious 19100147 D04 I 03/02/2021 04/16/2021 $13,653 $13,653 $0 03/30/2021 C - Contested  
6. 01004 Serious 19100147 E01 03/02/2021 04/16/2021 $13,653 $13,653 $0 03/30/2021 C - Contested  
7. 01005 Serious 19100147 F04 03/02/2021 04/16/2021 $13,653 $13,653 $0 03/30/2021 C - Contested  
8. 01006 Other 19100178 L03 II I 03/02/2021 04/16/2021 $13,653 $13,653 $0 03/30/2021 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 129273.015
Event: 09/03/2020
Employee Is Killed By Falling Loading Dock Plate

At 1:18 p.m. on September 3, 2020, an employee, a maintenance technician lead, a nd his coworkers were troubleshooting a faulty hydraulic loading dock plate. The dock was stuck in the up position and de-energized, however no other lockout me thods were used. The employee pulled the safety pin under the dock and the dock fell on top of him. His coworkers attempted to lift the dock off of him but were unable to until a forklift was used. The employee suffered crushing injuries an d was declared dead at the scene by authorities.

Keywords:crushed, dock, falling object, hydraulic lift, steel plate, stuck

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1491290.015 Fatality Mechanical controls and valve repairers
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