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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 311397269 - Voeller Mixers, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Milwaukee

 

Inspection Nr: 311397269
Report ID: 0523400
Open Date: 01/24/2008

Site Address:
Voeller Mixers, Inc.
455 North Moore Road
Port Washington, WI 53074

Mailing Address:
455 North Moore Road, Port Washington, WI 53074

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:3531

NAICS: 333120/Construction Machinery Manufacturing


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/27/2008

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing

Emphasis:

Close Case:04/21/2008


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100121888
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $5,875 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,875
Current Penalty $5,875 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,875
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 Serious 19100023 C01 03/31/2008 04/18/2008 $875 $875 $0 -  
2. 01002 Serious 19100180 B03 03/31/2008 04/18/2008 $2,500 $2,500 $0 -  
3. 01003 Serious 19100333 C03 03/31/2008 04/08/2008 $2,500 $2,500 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200122877
Event: 01/24/2008
Employee Suffers Electrocution

On January 24, 2008 Employees #1 and Employee # 2 of Voeller Mixers, Inc. were in a parking lot using a mobile hydraulic crane to load concrete hoppers onto a truck. Employee #1 was standing about five feet up on a cross bar of the 9 foot hopper waiting to grab the metal chain sling from the crane to rig it to the hopper when Employee #2 swung the crane around toward the hopper and the crane contacted the overhead power lines. Employee #1 grabbed the metal chain sling not knowing it had contacted the power lines and when he made contact with the chain was electrocuted and fell off the hopper. Employee #1 was taken to the local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Keywords:rigging, overhead power line, electrocuted, fall, crane, hopper

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311397269 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported
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