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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1198722.015 - Tk Potable Diving

Inspection Information - Office: South Boston

Nr: 1198722.015Report ID: 0111400Open Date: 12/15/2016

Tk Potable Diving
Lincoln Street- Water Tower
Braintree, MA 02184
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 561990/All Other Support Services
Mailing: Po. Box 753, Crowley, TX 76036

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:12/16/2016
Close Case:06/20/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1195908    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 6
Current Violations 6 6
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100420 A 05/16/2017 07/06/2017 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19100421 B 05/16/2017 07/06/2017 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01003A Serious 19100421 D09 05/16/2017 07/06/2017 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  4. 01003B Serious 19100421 F01 II 05/16/2017 07/06/2017 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  5. 01004A Serious 19100422 B01 05/16/2017 07/06/2017 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  6. 01004B Serious 19100422 B03 05/16/2017 07/06/2017 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  7. 01005 Serious 19100423 D01 05/16/2017 07/06/2017 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  8. 01006 Serious 19100430 C03 II 05/16/2017 07/06/2017 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 91543.015Event: 03/15/2017Employee Killed In Diving Accident
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on March 15, 2017, Employee #1, diver and owner, was inside a 65 foot high water tank with a level of 57 foot of water. He was cleaning the bottom of the tank with a vacuum. He finished and was inspecting the bottom of the tank when he reported to a coworker, ground person, that he was not getting air to his helmet. The coworker turned on the back up air which runs through the main hose. Employee #1 was still not getting air and did not use his bailout tank he was carrying as an emergency source of air. There were no rescue procedures in place to hoist an injured and or unconscious diver from the water. Employee #1 died.unconscious to asphyxiation lack of breathing air to divers helmet, back of use of back up emergency air.
Keywords: asphyxiated, diver, hoist, ladder, drown, emergency response
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1198722.015 Fatality Asphyxia Diver

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