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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1455225.015 - Polk Tractor Company

Inspection Information - Office: Tampa

Nr: 1455225.015Report ID: 0420600Open Date: 01/10/2020

Polk Tractor Company
3450 Havendale Blvd.Null
Winter Haven, FL 33881
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 423820/Farm and Garden Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: P.O Box 1427null, Winter Haven, FL 33882

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/10/2020
Close Case:07/21/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1532850    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 3 8
Current Violations 5 3 8
Initial Penalty $27,374 $0 $0 $0 $0 $27,374
Current Penalty $27,374 $0 $0 $0 $0 $27,374
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 07/07/2020 $13,494 $13,494 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 5A0001 07/07/2020 08/21/2020 $3,856 $3,856 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01003 Serious 19100036 D01 07/07/2020 07/27/2020 $3,084 $3,084 $0 Z - Issued
  4. 01004 Serious 19100147 C04 I 07/07/2020 08/10/2020 $3,856 $3,856 $0 Z - Issued
  5. 01005 Serious 19100184 I09 III 07/07/2020 07/31/2020 $3,084 $3,084 $0 Z - Issued
  6. 02001 Other 19100037 A03 07/07/2020 07/31/2020 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  7. 02002 Other 19100157 B01 07/07/2020 08/10/2020 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  8. 02003 Other 19101200 E01 07/07/2020 07/27/2020 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 123106.015Event: 01/09/2020Employee Is Killed By Head Fracture From Rigging Chain Hook
At 2:09 p.m. on January 9, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a tractor company, was raising a riding lawn mower using a gantry crane with an underhung hoist. The r igging chain was inappropriate for an overhead lift and failed. The rigging chai n hook struck Employee #1 in the head, caused a head fracture, and killed him.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, chain, fracture, gantry crane, head, hoist, lawn mower, rigging, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1455225.015 Fatality

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