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Inspection: 1610550.015 - Underground Utilities Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Columbus
Underground Utilities Inc.
917 Whitethorne Ave
Columbus, OH 43223
416 West Monroe St. P.O. Box 428, Monroeville, OH 44847
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 237110/Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 07/27/2022
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19260251 A01||01/13/2023||$14,502||$14,502||$0||02/06/2023||C - Contested|
|2.||01002||Serious||19260652 D03||01/13/2023||$9,116||$9,116||$0||02/06/2023||C - Contested|
|3.||01003||Serious||19260652 G01 III||01/13/2023||01/26/2023||$14,502||$14,502||$0||02/06/2023||C - Contested|
|4.||02001||Repeat||19260652 G02||01/13/2023||01/26/2023||$18,231||$18,231||$0||02/06/2023||C - Contested|
|5.||03001||Other||19040039 A01||01/13/2023||$11,396||$11,396||$0||02/06/2023||C - Contested|
At 2:30 a.m. on July 26, 2022, an employee was climbing into a trench. The emplo yee climbed onto the end of the trench box (spreader bars), and one side of the two point sling came unhooked from the trench box, causing the box to fall and p in the employee between the spreader bars and wall of the trench. The employee w as killed due to a crushed chest and head.
Keywords:caught between, chest, crushed, head, pinned, struck by, trench, trench box