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Inspection: 1486847.015 - Meeco Sullivan, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Albany

Nr: 1486847.015Report ID: 0213100Open Date: 08/05/2020

Meeco Sullivan, Llc
3 Chancellor Lanenull
Warwick, NY 10990
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 321999/All Other Miscellaneous Wood Product Manufacturing
Mailing: 3 Chancellor Lanenull, Warwick, NY 10990

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/05/2020
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1636001 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $24,576 $0 $0 $8,778 $0 $33,354
Current Penalty $22,118 $0 $0 $0 $0 $22,118
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100179 N03 I 01/29/2021 02/10/2021 $11,059 $12,288 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100179 N03 VI 01/29/2021 02/25/2021 $11,059 $12,288 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 3. 02001 Other 19040039 A02 01/29/2021 $8,778 $8,778 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 128355.015Event: 08/04/2020Employee Dies In Hospital From Deep Vein Thrombosis
At 4:15 p.m. on August 4, 2020, an employee was working for a manufacturer of wo od products. He was operating an 1,800-kilogram (2-ton) CM Lodestar overhead hoi st to lift a dock section. The dock section was 13.8 meters long by 1.2 meters w ide (45 ft long by 4 ft wide). Two coworkers were building the dock. They had te mporarily rigged it with a crowbar to lift it up only a few millimeters or inche s. They were eventually going to place a proper sling around it. After placing t he temporary rigging, they went to get carts to place the dock on. The employee went over to the controls and lifted the section a few feet, unaware that the te mporary crowbar rigging was still in place. When he recognized that the temporar y rigging was still in place, he let the dock down. The temporary rigging slacke ned, and the dock section fell. It came down on the employee's legs and ankles. The employee suffered fractures to his legs and ankles. While he was hospitalize d, he suffered a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) clot and died.
Keywords: ankle, blood clot, falling object, fracture, hoist, leg, rigging, struck by, unstable load
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1486847.015 Fatality

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