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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1497534.015 - Superior Groundcover Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Michigan Safety Gen


Inspection Nr: 1497534.015
Report ID: 0552652
Date Opened: 11/16/2020

Site Address:
Superior Groundcover Inc.
19295 N. Shore Dr. 19295 N. Shore Dr.
Spring Lake, MI 49456

Mailing Address:
10588 Linden Dr. Nw, Grand Rapids, MI 49534

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/10/2020


Case Closed: 12/28/2020

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1673159 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 131597.015
Event: 08/14/2020
Employee Fractures Back When Struck By Sand Plug

At 11:00 a.m. on August 14, 2020, an employee was unplugging a sand feed tube. T he plug flew out of the line and struck the employee knocking him down a hill. T he employee fractured his vertebra from impact with the ground, requiring medica l treatment. The employee was not hospitalized.

Keywords:back, blunt force, blunt force trauma, clogged, flying object, fracture, landscaping, material handling, projectile, sand, struck by, vertebra

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1497534.015 Non Hospitalized injury
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