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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1298973.015 - Keith Ellis Dba Ellis Tree Service

Inspection Information - Office: Fairview Heights

Nr: 1298973.015Report ID: 0524530Open Date: 03/01/2018

Keith Ellis Dba Ellis Tree Service
1573 Finney Road
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 168 Simpson Road, Ava, IL 62907

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/01/2018
Close Case:08/06/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,772 $0 $0 $2,772 $0 $5,544
Current Penalty $1,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19101200 E01 04/06/2018 06/13/2018 $1,800 $2,772 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19101200 H01 04/06/2018 06/13/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 3. 02001 Other 19040039 A01 04/06/2018 $0 $2,772 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 103600.015Event: 10/06/2017Two Employees Are Killed In An Explosion And Fire
At 4:00 p.m. on October 6, 2017, two employees were attempting to remove sludge from a wood chipper's fuel tank. An explosion and fire occurred inside a metal building. The weather was 81 degrees, 10 mph south wind, clear skies. There were no witnesses. The Fire Marshal observations was that one employee was found with tools and the remaining parts of a torch near him. The building was totally destroyed. An ignition source lit vapors causing an explosion and fire. Both employees died from asphyxiation.
Keywords: explosion, fire, gasoline
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1298973.015 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat)
2 1298973.015 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation Not Listed

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