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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1048171.015 - Quality Steel Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Savannah

Nr: 1048171.015Report ID: 0418400Open Date: 03/20/2015

Quality Steel Corporation
429 Commercial Drive
Thomasville, GA 31792
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 332420/Metal Tank (Heavy Gauge) Manufacturing
Mailing: P.O. Box 249, Cleveland, MS 38732

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/20/2015
Close Case:06/10/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $5,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 09/18/2015 06/30/2016 $5,600 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 75159.015Event: 03/19/2015Employee Struck By Falling Propane Tank.
At 11:54 a.m. on March 19, 2015, an employee was loading a propane tank onto a truck/trailer on a platform for a truck trailer at an Amerigas remote site. The 1,000 gallon propane tank the employee was unloading fell apparently striking the employee in the head. The employee was working alone and a coworker found him with the tank on him. The employee was killed from a crushed skull.
Keywords: platform, lp gas, material handling, head, falling object, crushing, trailer, trailer truck, truck, struck by, propane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1048171.015 Fatality Other Occupation Not Listed

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