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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1266355.015 - Hershel Cook

Inspection Information - Office: Oklahoma City

Nr: 1266355.015Report ID: 0627700Open Date: 09/26/2017

Hershel Cook
Tri-County Gin24134 Cr Ew 181
Chattanooga, OK 73528
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238120/Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors
Mailing: 1708 Old Seagraves Rd., Brownfield, TX 79316

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/26/2017
Close Case:03/08/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $3,880 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,880
Current Penalty $3,880 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,880
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260760 A01 01/11/2018 01/17/2018 $3,880 $3,880 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 02001 Other 19261412 F02 01/11/2018 01/29/2018 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99305.015Event: 09/24/2017Employee Falls From Elevation And Is Killed
At 9:30 a.m. on September 24, 2017, Employee #1 and a coworker were making repairs to a burr house at a distillery. The coworker was using the mobile crane to lift pieces of sheet metal up to Employee #1, who was standing on top of an auger housing, on top of the burr house, attaching a C-clamp, with a rope tied to the C-clamp, onto the metal sheets to guide them into place. The employee had attached the C-clamp to a five foot by 10 foot metal sheet and was struggling to guide it through some framework of the structure. As Employee #1 was holding the rope that was attached to the C-clamp, he jerked the rope to get the metal sheet through the framework and the C-clamp came off. The employee fell backwards to the ground on the north side of the burr house and was killed.
Keywords: rope, fall protection, sheet metal, crane, fall, elevated work platform
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1266355.015 Fatality Other

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