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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1328791.015 - Duck River Electric Membership Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Sfty 3

Nr: 1328791.015Report ID: 0454713Open Date: 07/10/2018

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation
2758 Norton Branch Rd.
Beechgrove, TN 37018
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 221122/Electric Power Distribution
Mailing: 1411 Madison Street , Shelbyville, TN 37162

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/10/2018
Emphasis: S:FallClose Case:02/14/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,400
Current Penalty $4,050 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,050
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious TCA 50-3-105(1) 01/09/2019 02/13/2019 $4,050 $5,400 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 107189.015Event: 07/09/2018Employee Is Killed In Fall From Elevated Bucket Truck
At 3:30 p.m. on July 9, 2018, Employee #1 was working from a bucket truck, replacing a security light that was mounted on a telephone pole. A fire started in the bucket of the truck. The controls stopped working approximately fifteen feet above the ground. As the fire increased in size, the employee unhooked his harness and climbed out of the bucket. The employee fell from the bucket while trying to avoid the fire. Employee #1 struck the ground with the left side of his body and head, sustaining multiple fractures and head trauma, including bleeding from the left ear, and was killed.
Keywords: struck against, fire, head, fracture, fall protection, truck, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1328791.015 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Electrical power installers and repairers

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