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Inspection: 1510451.015 - Weaver Environmental Services, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Birmingham
Weaver Environmental Services, Inc.
7189 New Life Circle
Huntsville, AL 35806
1110 Putman Drive Nw, Huntsville, AL 35816
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 237110/Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: Y
Close Conference: 01/16/2021
Emphasis: N:Svep, N:Trench
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19260651 I03||07/14/2021||$4,369||$5,461||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|2.||01002||Serious||19260651 K01||07/14/2021||$7,646||$9,557||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|3.||02001||Willful||19260652 A01||07/14/2021||$76,458||$95,572||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
At 1:00 p.m. on January 15, 2021, an employee entered a straight walled, thirty- foot long, five to seven-foot high and four to six-foot wide trench to assist th ree coworkers to install a six-inch PVC sanitary sewer line. Shortly after enter ing the trench, a section of the northwest wall collapsed and buried the employe e. The employee was killed by traumatic asphyxia.
Keywords:asphyxiated, buried, collapse, installing, pipeline, sewer, traumatic, trench