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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1534928.015 - 111976 - Rock Hard Coatings

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana


Inspection Nr: 1534928.015
Report ID: 0551800
Date Opened: 06/04/2021

Site Address:
111976 - Rock Hard Coatings
1200 East 8th Street
Veedersburg, IN 47987

Mailing Address:
1200 East 8th Street, Veedersburg, IN 47987

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 238390/Other Building Finishing Contractors

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/06/2021


Case Closed: 03/07/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1765144 Yes
Accident 1775106
Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 136242.015
Event: 05/05/2021
Employee Is Struck On Head By Cover Plate And Dies From Seve

At 12:00 a.m. on May 5, 2021, an employee attempted to remove a cover plate from a pressurized air-media blaster tank. While removing the pressurized cover plat e, the cover blasted outward and struck the employee on the forehead. The employ ee received severe head trauma and was transported to the hospital, where the em ployee died for these injuries.

Keywords:blunt force trauma, cover, forehead, head, high pressure, pressure release, struck by, tank

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1534928.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
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