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Inspection: 109169300 - Peter Deterra Excavating

Inspection Information - Office: South Boston

Nr: 109169300Report ID: 0111400Open Date: 01/23/1996

Peter Deterra Excavating
Great Bear Farm - Off Dexter Lane
Rochester, MA 02770
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1794/Excavation Work
Mailing: 279 Mill Road, Fairhaven, MA 02719

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/03/1996
Close Case:08/28/1997

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360123681    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $4,900 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $6,400
Current Penalty $2,450 $0 $0 $750 $0 $3,200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260601 B14 07/10/1996 07/15/1996 $2,450 $4,900 $0 08/05/1996 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 19040008 07/10/1996 07/15/1996 $750 $1,500 $0 08/05/1996 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200460012Event: 01/20/1996Employee Killed When Crushed By Truck'S Canvas Cover Bar
Employee #1 was climbing into the cab of his dump truck when the metal bar that automatically pulls the canvas cover over the truck's load began to move. He was crushed and killed when the bar pinned him against the driver's side of the truck. Employee #1 had left the bar's switch in the 'on' position.
Keywords: metal bar, pinned, construction, caught between, crushed, truck, dump truck, inattention, truck driver
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 109169300 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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