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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1278517.015 - Special Metals, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Houston North

Nr: 1278517.015Report ID: 0626600Open Date: 11/17/2017

Special Metals, Inc.
8330 West Little York
Houston, TX 77040
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 423510/Metal Service Centers and Other Metal Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 10542 Windfern Rd., Houston, TX 77064

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/21/2017
Close Case:12/27/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $11,641 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,641
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
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 01/30/2018 02/16/2018 $0 $11,641 $0 02/16/2018 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 102308.015Event: 11/16/2017Employee Is Struck And Killed By Steel Bar That Falls From F
At 10:30 a.m. on November 16, 2017, a truck driver released the straps and got up on the flatbed. A forklift was standing by to unload the steel bar when the driver's feet became tangle in the straps causing him to fall off the truck on the passenger side. Simultaneously, the round stock had momentum and continued to roll and fell on employee killing him instantly.
Keywords: struck by, flatbed truck, falling object, fall, steel beam
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1278517.015 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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