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Inspection: 1485039.015 - Wiese Usa, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Jackson

Nr: 1485039.015Report ID: 0419400Open Date: 07/23/2020

Wiese Usa, Inc.
1098 North Broadway Streetnull
Greenville, MS 38701
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 811310/Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
Mailing: 10400 Ridge Wood Dr.Null, Olive Branch, MS 38654

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/13/2021
Emphasis: L:ForkliftClose Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1640144    
 Referral1626000 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,494 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,494
Current Penalty $8,096 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,096
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C06 II 01/15/2021 02/17/2021 $8,096 $13,494 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 128028.015Event: 08/09/2020Employee Dies From Injuries Suffered During Vehicle Repair
At 8:45 a.m. on July 17, 2020, an employee was working as a service technician f or a firm that repaired and maintained commercial and industrial machinery and e quipment. He was at a customer's jobsite. He was repairing the pulley of an elec tric-powered industrial vehicle. He was doing the work while the industrial truc k was energized. The hydraulic energy of the unit was not controlled. The techni cian entered the space between the raised mast and the front safety cage of the unit. As he did this, part of his body engaged the lever that controlled the bac kward tilt of the unit. The employee was caught between the front mast and the f ront safety guard. He suffered injuries to his abdomen, and he was hospitalized. At 1:00 a.m. on August 10, 2020, he died from his injuries. The employer had a written energy control procedure for working behind the mast of an electric indu strial truck. The employer did not complete an annual review of the energy contr ol procedure to ensure that the employees understood and followed the procedures . The employees were exposed to struck-by and caught-in hazards.
Keywords: abdomen, caught between, caught in, hydraulic cylinder, lockout, maintenance, powered industrial vehicle, rops, struck by, training, work rules
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1485039.015 Fatality Industrial machinery repairers

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