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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 100202803 - Mainecoal Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Augusta

Nr: 100202803Report ID: 0111100Open Date: 02/25/1987

Mainecoal Inc.
301 Water Street
Hallowell, ME 04347
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5989/Fuel Dealers, Not Elsewhere Classified

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/19/1987
Close Case:07/16/1987

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360167456    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $280 $0 $0 $0 $0 $280
Current Penalty $280 $0 $0 $0 $0 $280
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 06/15/1987 06/18/1987 $280 $280 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14478184Event: 02/21/1987Employee Asphyxiated; Pinned Between Tractor And Snow Bank
EMPLOYEE #1 DISMOUNTED FROM A TRACTOR WITH THE ENGINE RUNNING AND THE GEAR SHIFT IN LOW GEAR. HE INTENDED TO PICK UP HIS HAT, WHICH HAD FALLEN TO THE GROUND. AS THE TRACTOR CAME CLOSE TO HIM, HE TRIED TO MOUNT IT OVER THE FRONT, BUT FELL TO THE GROUND. THE TRACTOR PUSHED HIM INTO A SNOWBANK, WHERE HE WAS PINNED AND ASPHYXIATED DUE TO PRESSURE ON HIS CHEST.
Keywords: chest, asphyxiated, pinned, work rules, fall, tractor
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100202803 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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