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Inspection: 1491309.015 - Snelson Companies Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Michigan Safety Cnst


Inspection Nr: 1491309.015
Report ID: 0552651
Open Date: 09/04/2020

Site Address:
Snelson Companies Inc.
Near 292 Woodruff Lake Road
Highland, MI 48357

Mailing Address:
601 W. State Street, Sedro Woolley, WA 98284

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 237120/Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/12/2021

Emphasis: S:Construction

Close Case:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1655429 Yes
Accident 1655615
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
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 408.42221 04/21/2021 $7,000 $7,000 $0 06/11/2021 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 129214.015
Event: 09/03/2020
Employee Is Killed When Pinned By Falling Mat

At 2:30 p.m. on September 3, 2020, an employee was returning to his truck and wa lked between the truck and a stack of timber swamp/crane mats. The counterweight of a nearby excavator struck the top mat and caused the mat to fall onto the em ployee and pin the employee between the truck and the mat. The employee received severe crushing injuries to the chest and was killed.

Keywords:caught between, chest, crushing, falling object, pinned, truck

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1491309.015 Fatality Construction laborers
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