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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1503616.015 - 74731 - Ss Enterprises Llc

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv


Inspection Nr: 1503616.015
Report ID: 0454510
Open Date: 11/19/2020

Site Address:
74731 - Ss Enterprises Llc
5009 Sunset Blvd
Lexington, SC 29072

Mailing Address:
1445 Smyrna Church Rd, Elgin, SC 29045

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 561990/All Other Support Services

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 05/07/2021


Close Case:11/15/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1690326
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $1,000 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $2,500
Current Penalty $500 $0 $0 $750 $0 $1,250
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 1.12(A) 05/12/2021 06/14/2021 $500 $1,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 02001 Other 3.39(A) 05/12/2021 05/18/2021 $750 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 131692.015
Event: 11/13/2020
Employee Is Killed After Being Crushed Between Heavy Equipme

On November 13, 2020, an employee was working at a wood landfill operating an ex cavator and a wood grinder/chipper. A coworker of the landfill noticed the emplo yee using the excavator blade to lift the grinder at the towing eye. The coworke r left the site and returned approximately thirty minutes later. The employee wa s found caught in/between the grinder frame and the ground. The employee suffere d asphyxia due to crushing by heavy machinery and was killed by his injuries.

Keywords:asphyxiated, caught between, chipper, crushed, excavation, excavator, grinder, grinding machine, landfill, wood chips

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1503616.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
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