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Inspection: 1482394.015 - 74583 - Import Auto Salvage Inc

Inspection Information - Office: South Carolina Priv

Nr: 1482394.015Report ID: 0454510Open Date: 07/06/2020

74583 - Import Auto Salvage Inc
13190 E. Wade Hampton Blvd.Null
Greer, SC 29651
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5093/Scrap and Waste Materials
NAICS: 423930/Recyclable Material Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 13190 E. Wade Hampton Blvd.Null, Greer, SC 29651

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/16/2020
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
Current Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 1.12(A) 10/27/2020 11/30/2020 $1,500 $1,500 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 130245.015Event: 07/03/2020Employee Salvaging Car Parts Is Killed When Vehicle Falls
At 4:38 p.m. on Friday, July 3, 2020, an employee was working for a merchant who lesaler of recyclable materials. The worksite was a scrapyard or junkyard that s pecialized in selling parts from imported cars. The employee was removing the en gine from a Nissan Xterra SUV. He was working beneath the car. The vehicle was s uspended from a New Holland LS180 skid steer. The vehicle was suspended by a sin gle chain from the undercarriage of the vehicle to the bucket of the skid steer. The car fell on the employee, crushing and killing him. He died of asphyxiation .
Keywords: asphyxiated, automobile, automotive repair, bucket , caught by, chain, crushed, falling object, loader, loader bucket, scrap yard, struck by, suspended load, unstable load
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1482394.015 Fatality Occupation not reported

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