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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1237976.015 - 70841 - Darlington Shredding Company Inc

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 1237976.015Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 06/06/2017

70841 - Darlington Shredding Company Inc
216 Steel Mill Road
Darlington, SC 29540
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5093/Scrap and Waste Materials
NAICS: 423930/Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: Po Box 41, Darlington, SC 29540

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/27/2017
Close Case:04/16/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
Current Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19100067 C02 II 11/07/2017 12/11/2017 $0 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19100067 C02 V 11/07/2017 11/20/2017 $0 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003A Serious 19100067 C02 II 11/07/2017 01/10/2018 $2,500 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003B Serious 19100067 C02 V 11/07/2017 12/20/2017 $0 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 100608.015Event: 06/06/2017Employee Is Caught Between Aerial Lift And Beam And Is Kille
At approximately 1:25 am on June 6, 2017, Employee #1 was attempting to park the lift beneath the Eddy Current conveyor system. The height beneath the Eddy Current conveyor system from the ground to the I-beam was approximately eight (8) feet high. Employee #1 was a lead employee on the night shift. Two other employees were instructed to pick up tools and debris. Employee #1 started the lift and began traveling in reverse toward the conveyor system. The boom platform was lifted approximately 1.5 ft. to 2 ft. high from the ground during travel. With the conveyor system structure at his back, Employee #1 struck the I-beam of the conveyor and was pinned between the I-beam and the controls of the lift. The I-beam struck Employee #1 in the back of the neck forcing him forward against the control panel killing him instantly. Employee #1's injuries included a broken neck, broken ribs, and internal bleeding.
Keywords: beam, caught between, aerial lift
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1237976.015 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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