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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 116116906 - Compass Environmental Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Denver

Nr: 116116906Report ID: 0830500Open Date: 03/21/2006

Compass Environmental Inc.
12546 Weld County Road 18
Fort Lupton, CO 80621
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 8711/Engineering Services
NAICS: 541330/Engineering Services
Mailing: 954 West Washington, 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60607

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/04/2006
Close Case:09/21/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $12,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,600
Current Penalty $5,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260021 B02 05/08/2006 12/19/2011 $5,500 $6,300 $0 06/07/2006 2 - Appeals Court
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19260600 A06 05/08/2006 05/18/2006 $6,300 $6,300 $0 06/07/2006 R - Review Commission

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201573045Event: 03/18/2006Employee Is Electrocuted By Power Line
On March 18, 2006, Employee #1 was using a grease gun with a metal reenforced line, which was attached to the excavator. As he greased points on the excavator's bucket, it contacted a high power line loaded with 7200 volts. Electricity traveled though the excavator and through the grease line electrocuting Employee #1.
Keywords: shock, emergency response, power line worker, electrocuted, electric shock, excavator
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 116116906 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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