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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1279379.015 - 59552 - Douglas Amphibious Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky

Nr: 1279379.015Report ID: 0452110Open Date: 11/27/2017

59552 - Douglas Amphibious Inc
Hwy 58 West At Obion Creeknull
Clinton, KY 42031
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1794/Excavation Work
NAICS: 238910/Site Preparation Contractors
Mailing: 2810 Hwy 641 Southnull, Camden, TN 38320

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/18/2018
Close Case:08/10/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 2.180(3)(1)(A) 04/27/2018 05/01/2018 $2,500 $2,500 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 101038.015Event: 11/01/2017Employee Is Working In The Woods And Later Dies
On November 1, 2017, two employees were working in the woods clearing debris. E mployee #1 was running the excavator, and Employee #2 was to follow along the cr eek bed using a chainsaw to assist with clearing the bank. After working about 1.5 hours, Employee #1 noticed that he had not seen or heard from Employee #2 fo r quite some time and signaled him with the excavator horn. When Employee #2 di d not show up at the excavator, Employee #1 backtracked along the creek to find him. He found Employee #2 on the ground, not far from where the work began. He was breathing but had lost consciousness and was bleeding from the ear, nose an d mouth. Not sure at this time if he fell and hit his head, a tree fell on him , or he was hit by the excavator. Employee #2 died the next day.
Keywords: excavator, struck by, tree felling
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1279379.015 Fatality Occupation not reported

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