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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1496157.015 - Sweeping Corporation Of America, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Birmingham


Inspection Nr: 1496157.015
Report ID: 0418300
Open Date: 10/02/2020

Site Address:
Sweeping Corporation Of America, Inc.
Interstate 22, Milepost 86.7 (Between Exit 85 And Exit 87)
Birmingham, AL 35201

Mailing Address:
4208 Underwood Industrial Drive, Irondale, AL 35210

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 488490/Other Support Activities for Road Transportation

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/31/2021


Close Case:07/10/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1668410
Inspection 1496225 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $27,306 $0 $0 $0 $0 $27,306
Current Penalty $19,114 $0 $0 $0 $0 $19,114
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 5A0001 04/01/2021 05/14/2021 $9,557 $13,653 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 5A0001 04/01/2021 05/14/2021 $9,557 $13,653 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 130117.015
Event: 10/02/2020
Employee Is Killed When Struck By Litter Truck

At 3:00 p.m. on October 2, 2020, an employee was walking across interstate trave l lanes with a bumper he picked up from the road shoulder toward the litter truc k, a 2018 ISUZU model - NPR-HD 4X2 109 BBC S, that was backing up on the paved e mergency lane next to the median. The litter truck struck the employee and he wa s pronounced deceased at the accident scene. The employee sustained a fractured skull, cervical spine, and ribs as well as multiple internal injuries.

Keywords:backing up, blunt force trauma, fracture, garbage truck, rib, skull, spine, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1496157.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction
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