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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 101281608 - Hoover, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta East

Nr: 101281608Report ID: 0418100Open Date: 07/28/1987

Hoover, Inc.
U. S. Hwy 27, South
Rock Springs, GA 30739
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1611/Highway and Street Construction, Except Elevated Highways
Mailing: P.O. Box 340, Rock Springs, GA 30739

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/29/1987
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:09/04/1987

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360126254    

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19040008 08/11/1987 08/14/1987 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 606863Event: 03/17/1987Employee Killed By Overturned Vibratory Compactor
Employee #1 was using a 1987 Ingersol Rand SPF-48 vibratory compactor to level build-up soil on a highway construction project. Employee #1 drove the compactor too close to the edge of the road bed and hit a soft soil area. The compactor overturned onto him, causing massive head and chest injuries. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: chest, head, highway, dirt tamper, work rules, construction, crushed, unstable soil, overturn
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101281608 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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