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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 2424919 - Timme Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Appleton

Nr: 2424919Report ID: 0521100Open Date: 07/10/1985

Timme Inc
Hy 51 N
Endevor, WI 53930
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1611/Highway and Street Construction, Except Elevated Highways
Mailing: Box 918 Rt Mill St, Endevor, WI 53930

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/31/1985
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:01/13/1986

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360565733    

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 5A0001 10/16/1985 10/19/1985 $640 $640 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 571760Event: 07/09/1985Struck In The Head By Hydraulic Boom
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS OPERATING A PIECE OF MACHINERY USED TO POUND FENCE POSTS INTO THE GROUND ALONG THE EAST SIDE OF US HIGHWAY 51. THE MACHINE HAD A HYDRAULIC BOOM ANCHORED BY TWO SIDE POLES. ONE OF THE ANCHORS BROKE AT THE WELD LOCATED JUST ABOVE THE POINT OF ANCHOR (THE GROUND). THIS CAUSED THE BOOM TO SWING TO THE LEFT AND DOWNWARDS, STRIKING EMPLOYEE #1 IN THE BACK OF THE HEAD. HE SUFFERED MASSIVE INTERNAL HEAD INJURIES AND A SKULL FRACTURE, AND DIED INSTANTLY.
Keywords: anchor, fracture, head, boom, construction, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2424919 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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