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Inspection: 1417734.015 - 60990 - Louisville Water Company

Inspection Information - Office: Kentucky

Nr: 1417734.015Report ID: 0452110Open Date: 07/23/2019

60990 - Louisville Water Company
2300 W. Oak St
Louisville, KY 40210
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1623/Water, Sewer, Pipeline, and Communications and Power Line Construction
NAICS: 237110/Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction
Mailing: 550 S. 3rd Street, Louisville, KY 40202

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/26/2019
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1480157 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 338.31(1)(A) 01/14/2020 01/21/2020 $7,000 $7,000 $0 02/07/2020 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19260200 G01 01/14/2020 01/21/2020 $0 $0 $0 02/07/2020 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 118306.015Event: 07/22/2019One Employee Is Killed, One Is Injured When Struck By Automo
On July 22, 2019, Employees #1 and #2, employed by a water utility company, were replacing a fire hydrant located at the intersection of two residential streets. The fire hydrant had been previously struck and damaged by a vehicle. As they worked, an automobile drove through the work area, first striking Employee #1, then running over Employee #2, and finally stopping with Employee #2 pinned underneath the vehicle. Employee #2, who sustained multiple blunt force trauma injuries, was killed. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for his injuries.
Keywords: pinned, automobile, construction, run over, maintenance, caught by, traffic control, struck by, traffic accident
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1417734.015 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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