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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1778034 - J G Turner Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Buffalo

Nr: 1778034Report ID: 0213600Open Date: 11/16/1984

J G Turner Inc
1500 Brooks Ave
Gates, NY 14624
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1794/Excavation Work
Mailing: Po Box 36, Victor, NY 14564

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/20/1984
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:12/31/1996

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360523518    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $640 $0 $0 $0 $0 $640
Current Penalty $640 $0 $0 $0 $0 $640
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260602 A09 II 11/26/1984 11/30/1984 $640 $640 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14484828Event: 11/16/1984Employee Killed When Struck By Backing Front End Loader
A CATERPILLAR FRONT END LOADER BACKED UP AND RAN OVER EMPLOYEE #1. THE FRONT END LOADER HAD AN OBSTRUCTED VIEW TO THE REAR AND DID NOT HAVE A BACK-UP ALARM. THERE WAS NO EMPLOYEE SIGNALING THAT IT WAS SAFE TO MOVE IN REVERSE. EMPLOYEE SUFFERED SEVERE HEAD INJURIES. HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD ON ARRIVAL AT GENESSEE HOSPITAL.
Keywords: back-up alarm, head, front end loader, signalman, work rules, obstructed rear view, struck by, backing up
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1778034 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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