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Inspection: 1246451.015 - J.Evans.Excavating.&.Associates. Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 4

Nr: 1246451.015Report ID: 0454714Open Date: 07/12/2017

J.Evans.Excavating.&.Associates. Inc.
10520 Waterville Waynull
Knoxville, TN 37928
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238910/Site Preparation Contractors
Mailing: 6023 Bridge Garden Rdnull, Knoxville, TN 37912

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/19/2017
Emphasis: N:TrenchClose Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1239950 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $6,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,300
Current Penalty $6,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,300
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 08/15/2017 08/28/2017 $800 $800 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19260651 K02 08/15/2017 08/28/2017 $4,000 $4,000 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01003 Serious 19260652 C03 III 08/15/2017 08/28/2017 $700 $700 $0 Z - Issued
  4. 01004 Serious 19260652 G01 III 08/15/2017 08/28/2017 $800 $800 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 97079.015Event: 07/11/2017Employee Falls Into Collapsing Trench And Fractures Both Leg
At 6:15 p.m. on July 11, 2017, Employee #1, Coworker #1, and other coworkers, em ployed by an excavation company, were working at the site of a trench excavation . They were installing a sewer pipe in the trench, which measured approximately 7 feet deep by 3 feet wide by 40 feet long. A partial collapse occurred on the trench's northern wall. The workers removed the trench shield, and Coworker #1 , operating an excavator, began cleaning out the collapsed soil. Employee #1 mo ved onto a graded hillside near the northern wall to observe the clean-out work. As he walked along the trench edge, a second collapse of the trench wall occur red. Employee #1 fell into the trench, and a large piece of shale rock within t he collapsing soil pinned his legs just below the knees. Emergency services wer e called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for fractures to both legs.
Keywords: collapse, construction, excavation, excavator, fracture, leg, pinned, pipe, trench, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1246451.015 Hospitalized injury Installers And Repairers

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