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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 115040354 - Huggins Electric Service

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 115040354Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 11/06/1991

Huggins Electric Service
Bill Sherman Farm, Hwy 2, 2 Miles East Of
Pulaski, IA 52584
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
Mailing: 415 North Washington, Bloomfield, IA 52537

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/12/1991
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:12/24/1991
Emphasis: L:Fall

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $300 $0 $300
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $300 $0 $300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 30001 12/02/1991 12/05/1991 $300 $300 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 1200003 1 12/02/1991 12/14/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 1200006 12/02/1991 12/14/1991 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 673541Event: 11/05/1991One Employee Killed And One Injured In Fall From Aerial Lift
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on November 5, 1991, Employees #1 and #2 had finished removing equipment from the top of a grain bin from an aerial lift elevated 20 ft above ground level. The left outrigger on the aerial truck broke through the 4 by 4 in. supports it was sitting on. The truck tipped, causing the boom and buckets to strike the grain bin. The impact threw Employees #1 and #2 out of the buckets and they fell to the ground. Employee #1 was killed. Employee #2 sustained back and leg injuries for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: head, work rules, equipment failure, aerial lift, ejected, outrigger, struck against, construction, fall protection, grain bin
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 115040354 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Electricians

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