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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1491516.015 - Superior Surfacing Specialists, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 5

 

Inspection Nr: 1491516.015
Report ID: 0454715
Open Date: 09/04/2020

Site Address:
Superior Surfacing Specialists, Inc.
10 Mcknight Road
Humboldt, TN 38343

Mailing Address:
3276 Buford Drive Suite 104-123, Buford, GA 30519

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:

NAICS: 238990/All Other Specialty Trade Contractors


Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/04/2020

Emphasis:

Close Case:12/18/2020


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1656202
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $8,500 $0 $0 $100 $0 $8,600
Current Penalty $7,210 $0 $0 $100 $0 $7,310
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 19260403 B02 10/13/2020 10/26/2020 $410 $500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19260404 B01 II 10/13/2020 10/26/2020 $3,400 $4,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01003 Serious 19260416 C 10/13/2020 10/26/2020 $3,400 $4,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 02001A Other 19101200 E01 10/13/2020 12/11/2020 $100 $100 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
5. 02001B Other 19101200 G08 10/13/2020 12/11/2020 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
6. 02001C Other 19101200 H01 10/13/2020 12/11/2020 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 129252.015
Event: 09/03/2020
Employee Is Killed By Electrocution While Attempting To Move

At 11:30 p.m. on September 3, 2020, an employee attempted to reposition the grin der to continue working. As the employee moved the grinder, the power cord becam e entangled around a wheel, which pulled the cord tight against the machine and cut the power cord. The exposed live wires made contact with the frame of the gr inder and energized it with 3-phase/460 volts. At some point, the employee's leg s made contact with the energized frame and the employee was killed by electrocu tion.

Keywords:cut, electric cord, electric shock, electric current, electrical, electrocuted, energized, grinder, leg

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1491516.015 Fatality Supervisors; brickmasons, stonemasons, tilesetters
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