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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1311286.015 - Bush Brothers & Company

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 6

Nr: 1311286.015Report ID: 0454716Open Date: 04/23/2018

Bush Brothers & Company
3304 Chestnut Hill Road
Dandridge, TN 37725
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 311421/Fruit and Vegetable Canning
Mailing: 3304 Chestnut Hill Road, Dandridge, TN 37725

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/23/2018
Emphasis: N:AmputateClose Case:09/17/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $8,000 $0 $0 $175 $0 $8,175
Current Penalty $8,000 $0 $0 $175 $0 $8,175
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C04 I 07/25/2018 07/30/2018 $4,000 $4,000 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19100212 A01 07/25/2018 07/30/2018 $4,000 $4,000 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 02001 Other 19101200 H01 07/25/2018 08/24/2018 $175 $175 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 104997.015Event: 04/23/2018Employee Is Killed When Crushed Between A Machinery Frame An
At 3:00 a.m. on April 23, 2018, an employee was cleaning around the Intech Enterprises model BCP 800 pallet de-stacking machine that she had been assigned to operate and entered an area within the machinery support framework directly adjacent to a scissor-lift platform. A coworker noticed that the scissor lift platform was in the up position and could see the employees legs between the scissor lift and the machinery framework. The coworker pressed the emergency stop button and called for help. The employee was crushed and pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: platform, machine guarding, crushed, caught between
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1311286.015 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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