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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1501230.015 - Diversified Fabricators And Erectors, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Savannah


Inspection Nr: 1501230.015
Report ID: 0418400
Open Date: 11/05/2020

Site Address:
Diversified Fabricators And Erectors, Inc.
117 Glyndale Drive
Brunswick, GA 31520

Mailing Address:
201 Glyndale Drive, Brunswick, GA 31520

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 811111/General Automotive Repair

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 11/19/2020

Emphasis: N:Amputate

Close Case:08/04/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1681763 Yes
Accident 1689920
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $23,210 $0 $0 $0 $0 $23,210
Current Penalty $17,408 $0 $0 $0 $0 $17,408
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 04/21/2021 06/08/2021 $13,653 $13,653 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C07 I A 04/21/2021 06/08/2021 $3,755 $9,557 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 02002 Other 19101200 H01 04/21/2021 06/08/2021 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 130935.015
Event: 11/11/2020
Employee Is Struck By Falling Hydraulic Boom, Later Dies

On November 3, 2020, an employee was in the process of replacing O-Rings on the hydraulic valve body of a Premium Supply Model PH 630 Power Hoist Hydraulic Powe r Unit (HPU) that was attached to the truck bed of a 2008 Chevy C7500 Truck. A 2 ,500 pound hydraulic hoist boom came down and landed directly on the employee's upper back pinning him between the hoist boom and truck bed frame. The employee was hospitalized with multiple blunt force trauma injuries and died on November 11, 2020 at 8:19 p.m.

Keywords:abrasion, back, blunt force, blunt force trauma, contusion, falling object, hoist, hoisting mechanism, hydraulic lift, lockout, lockout/tagout, mechanic, motor vehicle, pinned, struck against, struck by, training, val

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1501230.015 Fatality Automobile mechanics
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