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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1563576.015 - Performance Agri Business, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta West


Inspection Nr: 1563576.015
Report ID: 0418200
Date Opened: 11/14/2021

Site Address:
Performance Agri Business, Inc.
291 Turkey Mt. Rd.
Armuchee, GA 30105

Mailing Address:
2784 Bethany Rd., Red Boiling Springs, TN 37150

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 484110/ General Freight Trucking, Local

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/04/2022

Emphasis: L:Ohpwrlne

Case Closed: 03/20/2023

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1833327
Inspection 1565090 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $14,502 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,502
Current Penalty $7,251 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,251
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19100332 B01 04/26/2022 05/13/2022 $7,251 $14,502 $0 P - Petition to Mod Abatement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 141077.015
Event: 11/13/2021
Employee Is Electrocuted When Truck Boom Hits Power Lines

At 2:00 p.m. on November 13, 2021, an employee was preparing to deliver feed gra in to a storage silo on a local farm. The employee was standing at the drivers s ide rear corner of delivery truck while operating the boom. The silo was locate d about 20 feet behind truck with power lines located about 15 feet above the tr uck's passenger side when the boom contacted high voltage power line. Electricit y passed through the employee electrocuting him and started a fire which destroy ed the truck. The employee was found dead under the driver's side rear corner of the truck.

Keywords:agriculture, agriculture machinery/vehicle, boom, burn, clearance, contact, delivery work, electric shock, electric current, electrical, electrocuted, farm, farm machinery, fire, food delivery service, line clearanc

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1563576.015 Fatality
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