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Inspection: 1596335.015 - Evergreen Recycling Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office
Evergreen Recycling Inc.
8700 Crocker St.
Los Angeles, CA 90003
8700 Crocker St., Los Angeles, CA 90003
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 423930/Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 11/16/2022
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Other||3380(F)(2)||11/17/2022||12/22/2022||$675||$675||$0||01/25/2023||C - Contested|
|2.||02001||Serious||3314(C)||11/17/2022||11/29/2022||$12,600||$12,600||$0||01/25/2023||C - Contested|
At 2:00 p.m. on May 17, 2022, an employee was cleaning out debris from a horizon tal grinder, Vermeer Model HG6000 (VIN number 1VRY44314E1001074). The employee was using a Deadman's switch (remote control) to elevate the machine's drum. Th e machine was not properly locked out prior to the cleaning attempt. The drum wa s in the elevated position by hydraulic pressure alone, while the employee attem pted to clear debris in the machine underneath the drum. A hydraulic line separ ated from its coupler and caused the drum to fall onto the employee. The employ ee's head and upper torso were crushed, and he was killed.
Keywords:clearing, crushed, deadman control, debris, drum, falling object, head, lockout, torso
|1||1596335.015||Fatality||Machine operators, not specified|