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Inspection: 1377231.015 - Southern Hydraulics, L.L.C.

Inspection Information - Office: Birmingham

Nr: 1377231.015Report ID: 0418300Open Date: 02/07/2019

Southern Hydraulics, L.L.C.
521 Alliance Road
Bessemer, AL 35023
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 333999/All Other Miscellaneous General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
Mailing: 521 Alliance Road, Bessemer, AL 35023

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/08/2019
Emphasis: L:ForkliftClose Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 2 7
Current Violations 5 2 7
Initial Penalty $30,687 $0 $0 $0 $0 $30,687
Current Penalty $18,480 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,480
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100133 A01 06/25/2019 07/08/2019 $1,998 $3,789 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C04 I 06/25/2019 08/08/2019 $9,282 $13,260 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100179 J03 06/25/2019 $2,400 $4,546 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19100212 A01 06/25/2019 $2,400 $4,546 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19100253 B04 III 06/25/2019 07/08/2019 $2,400 $4,546 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 02001 Other 19100178 L01 I 06/25/2019 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 02002 Other 19100179 G01 V 06/25/2019 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 113478.015Event: 02/07/2019Employee Is Killed When Struck In Chest By Pressurized Rod
At 11:30 a.m. on February 7, 2019, an employee was removing a hydraulic rod from a pressurized cylinder when pressure was released and he was struck in the chest by the rod, killing him.
Keywords: pressure release, chest, cylinder, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1377231.015 Fatality Other Welders and cutters

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