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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1422643.015 - Traf-Tex Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Houston South

Nr: 1422643.015Report ID: 0626700Open Date: 08/09/2019

Traf-Tex Inc.
Fairmont Pkwy. & Center St.Null
Pasadena, TX 77505
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 237130/Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
Mailing: 8420 Hansen Rdnull, Houston, TX 77075

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/04/2020
Close Case:05/26/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $9,446 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,446
Current Penalty $6,612 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,612
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 02/04/2020 03/13/2020 $6,612 $9,446 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 118881.015Event: 08/08/2019Employee Is Killed When Struck By Rope Under Tension
At 2:42 p.m. on August 8, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a traffic control syste ms company, was working at a heavy construction project. As a backhoe pulled ro pe and conduit from an underground pull box, he used a small traffic sign to red irect the path of the rope. He was monitoring the tension on the rope when the traffic sign bent in half. The rope struck Employee #1 and pushed him into a tr uck. He sustained blunt force trauma injuries to the head and was killed.
Keywords: backhoe, brain, caught between, conduit, construction, head, rope, struck against, struck by, traffic control, truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1422643.015 Fatality Supervisors; plumbers, pipefitters & steamfitters

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