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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 303936488 - Swift Textiles Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta West

 

Inspection Nr: 303936488
Report ID: 0418200
Open Date: 11/30/2001

Site Address:
Swift Textiles Inc.
6801 Flat Rock Road
Midland, GA 31820

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:2261

NAICS: 0 


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/28/2002

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing

Emphasis:

Close Case:07/02/2002


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100201383
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 6
Current Violations 4 2 6
Initial Penalty $29,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $29,500
Current Penalty $24,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $24,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 19100023 C01 04/29/2002 05/23/2002 $0 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100176 A 04/29/2002 06/15/2002 $5,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01003 Serious 19100178 A04 04/29/2002 05/23/2002 $7,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 01004 Other 19100178 A06 04/29/2002 05/23/2002 $0 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
5. 01005A Serious 19100178 L01 II 04/29/2002 05/23/2002 $7,000 $7,000 $0 -  
6. 01005B Serious 19100178 L03 I 04/29/2002 05/23/2002 $0 $0 $0 -  
7. 01005C Serious 19100178 L02 III 04/29/2002 05/23/2002 $0 $0 $0 -  
8. 01006 Serious 19100178 Q06 04/29/2002 05/23/2002 $5,000 $5,000 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200201812
Event: 11/30/2001
Employee Falls From Height And Dies

At approximately 4:55 a.m. on November 30, 2001, Employee #1 was operating an ACOP 25SL Electric Side Loading Order Selector in a narrow aisle. He had loaded a denim roll on to the conveyor system and was in the operator's platform at a height of approximately 25 ft when he began traveling backwards toward the entrance of the aisle. He traveled approximately 34 ft with the load raised when he struck another denim roll protruding out of the aisle. The conveyor system, mast and operator's platform snapped from the base frame on the rear of the vehicle causing Employee #1 to fall 25 ft to a concrete floor. Employee #1 died.

Keywords:collapse, struck against, industrial truck, conveyor, fall

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303936488 Fatality Other Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators
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