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Inspection: 1476489.015 - American Development Corporation Of Tennessee, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Tenn Cmpl Hlth 3

Nr: 1476489.015Report ID: 0454723Open Date: 05/23/2020

American Development Corporation Of Tennessee, Inc.
13815 Us Hwy 41null
Tracy City, TN 37387
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 484230/ Specialized Freight (except Used Goods) Trucking, Long-Distance
Mailing: Po Box 620null, Fayetteville, TN 37334

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:09/28/2020
Close Case:12/15/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1596891    
 Inspection1476503   Yes

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 1 7
Current Violations 6 1 7
Initial Penalty $15,800 $0 $3,600 $0 $0 $19,400
Current Penalty $15,800 $0 $3,600 $0 $0 $19,400
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) 10/28/2020 12/02/2020 $4,000 $4,000 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19100037 A02 10/28/2020 12/02/2020 $2,100 $2,100 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01003A Serious 19100132 E 10/28/2020 12/02/2020 $1,800 $1,800 $0 Z - Issued
  4. 01003B Serious 19100132 F01 V 10/28/2020 12/02/2020 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  5. 01004 Serious 19100134 D01 III 10/28/2020 12/02/2020 $4,000 $4,000 $0 Z - Issued
  6. 01005 Serious 19100151 C 10/28/2020 12/02/2020 $1,800 $1,800 $0 Z - Issued
  7. 01006A Serious 19101200 H03 I 10/28/2020 12/02/2020 $2,100 $2,100 $0 Z - Issued
  8. 01006B Serious 19101200 H03 II 10/28/2020 12/02/2020 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  9. 01006C Serious 19101200 H03 III 10/28/2020 12/02/2020 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  10. 02001 Repeat 19100132 A 10/28/2020 12/02/2020 $3,600 $3,600 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 130672.015Event: 05/22/2020Employee Inhales Toxic Gas, Later Dies
At 6:15 a.m. on May 22, 2020, an employee and a coworker were in the process of transferring chemicals from totes on a delivery truck into tanks inside the faci lity. The employee was responsible for hooking up the hose to the fill line on t he building and monitoring the transfer from inside the facility. The coworker w as responsible for hooking up the hose to the pump and tote inside the truck. Th e employee accidentally hooked up the bleach hose to the fluoride fill line, cau sing a reaction when the chemicals mixed. A toxic gas, presumably chlorine, was given off and the employee inhaled the gas. The employee was hospitalized from t he inhalation of the toxic gas, and died from the injury.
Keywords: bleach, chemical, chlorine, gas, hose, hydrogen fluoride, inhalation, pump, tank, toxic fumes
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1476489.015 Fatality Truck drivers, light

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