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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1042108.015 - Ace Pole Company, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Savannah

Nr: 1042108.015Report ID: 0418400Open Date: 02/24/2015

Ace Pole Company, Inc.
6352 Timber Lanenull
Blackshear, GA 31516
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 321113/Sawmills
Mailing: P.O. Box 1323null, Waycross, GA 31502

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/26/2015
Close Case:01/07/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident964656    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 2 6
Current Violations 4 2 6
Initial Penalty $14,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,000
Current Penalty $14,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 08/20/2015 $4,900 $4,900 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19100023 A08 08/20/2015 $2,100 $2,100 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01003 Serious 19100023 C01 08/20/2015 $4,200 $4,200 $0 Z - Issued
  4. 01004 Serious 19100101 B 08/20/2015 09/01/2015 $2,800 $2,800 $0 Z - Issued
  5. 02001 Other 19100037 B02 08/20/2015 09/01/2015 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  6. 02002 Other 19100157 C01 08/20/2015 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 75270.015Event: 02/24/2015Employee Is Killed When Caught Between Two Trams
At 7:00 a.m. on February 24, 2015, Employee #1 was attempting to open the main d oor of Kiln #3 to allow the heavy equipment operator to push trams loaded with u tility poles into the kiln. The door of the kiln became stuck while Employee #1w as attempting to open it. The heavy equipment operator leaned to his right and l ooked through the kiln and saw "light," which he subsequently assumed the door h ad been completely opened and began to push the trams into the kiln. During the push Employee #1 was caught between two trams and received crushing injuries tha t resulted in killing him.
Keywords: caught between, caught in, crushing, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1042108.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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