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Inspection: 18230888 - K.F. Brick, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Hartford

Nr: 18230888Report ID: 0112000Open Date: 05/01/1991

K.F. Brick, Inc.
Route 5, 1400 John Fitch Boulevard
East Windsor Hill, CT 06028
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3255/Clay Refractories
Mailing: P.O. Box 375, East Windsor Hill, CT 06028

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/16/1991
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:03/25/1992

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360521439    
 Referral901422972 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 8 2 15 25
Current Violations 8 2 15 25
Initial Penalty $21,000 $0 $400 $0 $0 $21,400
Current Penalty $12,600 $0 $400 $0 $0 $13,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100023 A02 08/06/1991 08/26/1991 $1,500 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100025 D01 X 08/06/1991 08/12/1991 $2,100 $3,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19100025 D02 I 08/06/1991 08/12/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01003 Serious 19100106 D02 I 08/06/1991 08/09/1991 $1,200 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01004 Serious 19100212 A01 08/06/1991 08/12/1991 $3,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01005A Serious 19100219 E01 I 08/06/1991 09/10/1991 $1,200 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 01005B Serious 19100219 E03 I 08/06/1991 08/12/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  8. 01006 Serious 19100219 F03 08/06/1991 09/10/1991 $1,500 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  9. 01007 Serious 19100303 G02 I 08/06/1991 08/12/1991 $1,200 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  10. 01008A Serious 19101200 F05 I 08/06/1991 08/09/1991 $900 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  11. 01008B Serious 19101200 F05 II 08/06/1991 08/09/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  12. 02001 Repeat 19100305 B02 08/06/1991 08/12/1991 $200 $200 $0 -
  13. 02002 Repeat 19100305 G01 III 08/06/1991 09/10/1991 $200 $200 $0 -
  14. 03001 Other 19040002 A 08/06/1991 08/26/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  15. 03002 Other 19100106 G08 08/06/1991 08/26/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  16. 03003 Other 19100106 G09 08/06/1991 08/26/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  17. 03004 Other 19100110 H01 08/06/1991 08/12/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  18. 03005 Other 19100101 A 08/06/1991 08/26/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  19. 03006 Other 19100110 H14 08/06/1991 08/26/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  20. 03007 Other 19100157 C01 08/06/1991 08/26/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  21. 03008 Other 19100157 E02 08/06/1991 08/26/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  22. 03009 Other 19100157 E03 08/06/1991 08/26/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  23. 03010 Other 19100178 P01 08/06/1991 08/12/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  24. 03011 Other 19100212 B 08/06/1991 08/12/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  25. 03012 Other 19100303 F 08/06/1991 08/26/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  26. 03013 Other 19100303 G01 I 08/06/1991 08/12/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  27. 03014 Other 19100303 G02 II 08/06/1991 08/12/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  28. 03015 Other 19100305 B01 08/06/1991 08/12/1991 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 817189Event: 05/01/1991Employee Struck And Killed By Rotating Hydraulic Arm
About 2:08 p.m. on May 1, 1991, Employee #1, of KF Brick, Inc., was operating a brick cutter, a part of a set machine that mixes, molds, and cuts bricks to size. The employee stopped the machine and gave the key to a laborer who removed the guards, cleaned out from under the brick cutter, replaced the guards, and returned the key. About five minutes later, Employee #1 was seen lying under the brick cutter. He had been struck in the head by a rotating hydraulic arm after he had removed one of the guards to the brick cutter. The employee was airlifted by the Lifestar helicopter in critical condition. He died on May 2, 1991, from his head injuries. He had not been wearing the required head protection when he was injured.
Keywords: head, rotating parts, brick setting mach, hard hat, ppe, work rules, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 18230888 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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